The Sun Also Rises
Publish date: October 17th 2006
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, 20th Century
You know, I'd read in some posh literary review that Jake and Brett were two of Hemingway's most lovable characters, but I really can't see how that could be. I get he was painting an era, but I had the same difficulties I had with Fitzgerald's "Great Gatsby": I was bored by the characters misery (f...
Hemingway is one of the writers that professors and various academia love to talk about, mainly about how amazing he is and how everyone on this earth, it seems, should read his books. Due to some free time over this winter break, I decided to get a small head start on the reading list for my upcomi...
I suspect that Hemmingway is what one would call an acquired taste. He is sort of like vegemite – you start off absolutely hating it but one day you decide to spread it on your toast and suddenly discover that you actually quite like it and you end up not being able to get enough of it (as you can p...
bookshelves: long-weekend, paris, published-1926, lit-richer, film-only, france, nobel-laureate, ex-pats, spain Read from January 14 to February 01, 2015 Description: A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway's most...
I'm just not a Hemingway fan. I must be in the minority because I see that a lot of people love his work.
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