The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises was Ernest Hemingway's first big novel, and immediately established Hemingway as one of the great prose stylists, and one of the preeminent writers of his time. It is also the book that encapsulates the angst of the post-World War I generation, known as the Lost Generation.... show more
The Sun Also Rises was Ernest Hemingway's first big novel, and immediately established Hemingway as one of the great prose stylists, and one of the preeminent writers of his time. It is also the book that encapsulates the angst of the post-World War I generation, known as the Lost Generation. This poignantly beautiful story of a group of American and English expatriates in Paris on an excursion to Pamplona represents a dramatic step forward for Hemingway's evolving style. Featuring Left Bank Paris in the 1920s and brutally realistic descriptions of bullfighting in Spain, the story is about the flamboyant Lady Brett Ashley and the hapless Jake Barnes. In an age of moral bankruptcy, spiritual dissolution, unrealized love, and vanishing illusions, this is the Lost Generation.
Publish date: March 1st 1995
Publisher: Scribner Paperback Fiction
Pages no: 251
Edition language: English
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, 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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