The Sun Also Rises
Published in 1926 to explosive acclaim, The Sun Also Rises stands as perhaps the most impressive first novel ever written by an American writer. A roman à clef about a group of American and English expatriates on an excursion from Paris's Left Bank to Pamplona for the July fiesta and its... show more
Published in 1926 to explosive acclaim, The Sun Also Rises stands as perhaps the most impressive first novel ever written by an American writer. A roman à clef about a group of American and English expatriates on an excursion from Paris's Left Bank to Pamplona for the July fiesta and its climactic bull fight, a journey from the center of a civilization spiritually bankrupted by the First World War to a vital, God-haunted world in which faith and honor have yet to lose their currency, the novel captured for the generation that would come to be called "Lost" the spirit of its age, and marked Ernest Hemingway as the preeminent writer of his time.
Publish date: January 1st 1970
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Pages no: 247
Edition language: English
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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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