The Old Man and the Sea

It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal a relentless agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream Using the simple powerful language of a fable Hemingway takes the timeless themes of courage in the face of defeat and personal triumph won from loss and transforms them into a magnificent twentieth century classic

The Sun Also Rises

The quintessential novel of the Lost Generation i The Sun Also Rises i is one of Ernest Hemingway s masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful writing style A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post World War I generation the novel introduces two of Hemingway s most unforgettable characters Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley The story follows the flamboyant Brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of s Paris to the brutal bullfighting rings of Spain with a motley group of expatriates It is an age of moral bankruptcy spiritual dissolution unrealized love and vanishing illusions First published in i The Sun Also Rises i helped to establish Hemingway as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century

For Whom the Bell Tolls

i Librarian s note An alternate cover edition can be found a href https www goodreads com book show here title here rel nofollow here a i br br p In Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from the good fight i For Whom the Bell Tolls i br br The story of Robert Jordan a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla unit in the mountains of Spain it tells of loyalty and courage love and defeat and the tragic death of an ideal In his portrayal of Jordan s love for the beautiful Maria and his superb account of El Sordo s last stand in his brilliant travesty of La Pasionaria and his unwillingness to believe in blind faith Hemingway surpasses his achievement in i The Sun Also Rises i and i A Farewell to Arms i to create a work at once rare and beautiful strong and brutal compassionate moving and wise br br If the function of a writer is to reveal reality Maxwell Perkins wrote to Hemingway after reading the manuscript no one ever so completely performed it Greater in power broader in scope and more intensely emotional than any of the author s previous works it stands as one of the best war novels of all time p

A Farewell to Arms

In Ernest Hemingway went to war to the i war to end all wars i He volunteered for ambulance service in Italy was wounded and twice decorated Out of his experiences came i A Farewell to Arms i Hemingway s description of war is unforgettable He recreates the fear the comradeship the courage of his young American volunteer and the men and women he meets in Italy with total conviction But i A Farewell to Arms i is not only a novel of war In it Hemingway has also created a love story of immense drama and uncompromising passion

A Moveable Feast

Begun in the autumn of and published posthumously in Ernest Hemingway s i A Moveable Feast i captures what it meant to be young and poor and writing in Paris during the s A correspondent for the i Toronto Star i Hemingway arrived in Paris in three years after the trauma of the Great War and at the beginning of the transformation of Europe s cultural landscape Braque and Picasso were experimenting with cubist form James Joyce long living in self imposed exile from his native Dublin had just completed i Ulysses i Gertrude Stein held court at Rue de Fleurus and deemed young Ernest a member of i une gneration perdue i and T S Eliot was a bank clerk in London It was during these years that the as of yet unpublished young writer gathered the material for his first novel i The Sun Also Rises i and the subsequent masterpieces that followed br p Among these small reflective sketches are unforgettable encounters with the members of Hemingway s slightly rag tag circle of artists and writers some also fated to achieve fame and glory others to fall into obscurity Here too is an evocation of the Paris that Hemingway knew as a young man a map drawn in his distinct prose of the streets and cafes and bookshops that comprised the city in which he as a young writer sometimes struggling against the cold and hunger of near poverty honed the skills of his craft br p p i A Moveable Feast i is at once an elegy to the remarkable group for expatriates that gathered in Paris during the twenties and a testament to the risks and rewards of the writerly life p

The Complete Short Stories

b THE ONLY COMPLETE COLLECTION BY THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR b br In this definitive collection of Ernest Hemingway s short stories readers will delight in the author s most beloved classics such as i The Snows of Kilimanjaro Hills Like White Elephants i and i A Clean Well Lighted Place i and will discover seven new tales published for the first time in this collection For Hemingway fans i The Complete Short Stories i is an invaluable treasury

The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

The ideal introduction to the genius of Ernest Hemingway The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories contains ten of Hemingway s most acclaimed and popular works of short fiction Selected from Winner Take Nothing Men Without Women and The Fifth Column and the First Forty Nine Stories this collection includes The Killers the first of Hemingway s mature stories to be accepted by an American periodical the autobiographical Fathers and Sons which alludes for the first time in Hemingway s career to his father s suicide The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber a brilliant fusion of personal observation hearsay and invention wrote Hemingway s biographer Carlos Baker and the title story itself of which Hemingway said I put all the true stuff in with enough material he boasted to fill four novels Beautiful in their simplicity startling in their originality and unsurpassed in their craftsmanship the stories in this volume highlight one of America s master storytellers at the top of his form

To Have and Have Not

i To Have and Have Not i is the dramatic story of Harry Morgan an honest man who is forced into running contraband between Cuba and Key West as a means of keeping his crumbling family financially afloat His adventures lead him into the world of the wealthy and dissipated yachtsmen who throng the region and involve him in a strange and unlikely love affair br Harshly realistic yet with one of the most subtle and moving relationships in the Hemingway oeuvre i To Have and Have Not i is literary high adventure at its finest

In Our Time

THIS COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES AND VIGNETTES MARKED ERNEST HEMINGWAY S AMERICAN DEBUT AND MADE HIM FAMOUS br br When i In Our Time i was published it was praised by Ford Madox Ford John Dos Passos and F Scott Fitzgerald for its simple and precise use of language to convey a wide range of complex emotions and it earned Hemingway a place beside Sherwood Anderson and Gertrude Stein among the most promising American writers of that period i In Our Time i contains several early Hemingway classics including the famous Nick Adams stories Indian Camp The Doctor and the Doctor s Wife The Three Day Blow and The Battler and introduces readers to the hallmarks of the Hemingway style a lean tough prose enlivened by an ear for the colloquial and an eye for the realistic that suggests through the simplest of statements a sense of moral value and a clarity of heart br Now recognized as one of the most original short story collections in twentieth century literature i In Our Time i provides a key to Hemingway s later works

The Garden of Eden

A sensational bestseller when it appeared in i The Garden of Eden i is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway which he worked on intermittently from until his death in Set on the C te d Azur in the s it is the story of a young American writer David Bourne his glamorous wife Catherine and the dangerous erotic game they play when they fall in love with the same woman A lean sensuous narrative taut chic and strangely contemporary i The Garden of Eden i represents vintage Hemingway the master doing what nobody did better R Z Sheppard i Time i