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by Ernest Hemingway
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Chris' Eclectic Book Reviews
Chris' Eclectic Book Reviews rated it 4 years ago
I have read most if not all of the individual collections so this is largely a re-read that picks up any stray stories that I missed.
Annie is reading ~
Annie is reading ~ rated it 5 years ago
Now I know that my misgiving was a correct prediction of this unhappy read. For all these years I escaped from reading him because he's one of my mother's favorite authors and I was scared and I had this premonition about the possible result of a meeting between Hemingway and me. How much I wanted t...
Fangirls Ahead!
Fangirls Ahead! rated it 5 years ago
I only read "Hills Like White Elephants" for an introduction, but I'll probably come back and finish the rest of them up.
Nicci - TWLIB Reviews
Nicci - TWLIB Reviews rated it 9 years ago
I love Ernest Hemingway writing style, sparse, economical, and simplistic. My favorite story is "Hills Like White Elephants," which I read in college. The descriptions, lack of emotion, dialogue driven without ever explicitly stating the problem, making the reader such as myself work for the meanin...
NinthWanderer
NinthWanderer rated it 10 years ago
"A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" -- It's been at least 13 years since I'd read this story in a college American Lit survey, so it was pleasant to read it now and rediscover the beautiful simplicity of this brief tale about the inevitable loneliness of aging.I was struck by the dichotomy between the wai...
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