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The Essential Hemingway (Paperback, Reissue): Ernest Hemingway The Essential Hemingway (Paperback, Reissue)
Ernest Hemingway
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This collection comprises: Fiesta, Hemingway's first major novel; long extracts from A Farewell to Arms, To Have and Have Not and For Whom the Bell Tolls; 25 complete short stories; and the Epilogue to Death in the Afternoon.

The Old Man and the Sea (Paperback): Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea (Paperback)
Ernest Hemingway
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For Whom The Bell Tolls (Paperback, Reissue): Ernest Hemingway For Whom The Bell Tolls (Paperback, Reissue)
Ernest Hemingway 1
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High in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer, has been sent to handle the dynamiting. There, in the mountains, he finds the dangers and the intense comradeship of war. And there he discovers Maria, a young woman who has escaped from Franco’s rebels... For Whom the Bell Tolls is Ernest Hemingway’s finest novel, a passionate evocation of the pride and the tragedy of the Civil War that tore Spain apart.

The Old Man and the Sea (Paperback, Reissue): Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea (Paperback, Reissue)
Ernest Hemingway
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'He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish. Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same colour as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated.' Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway's magnificent fable is the story of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. It was The Old Man and the Sea that won for Hemingway the Nobel Prize of Literature. Here, in a perfectly crafted story is a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of a man's challenge to the elements in which he lives.

True at First Light  AUDIO (CD): Ernest Hemingway True at First Light AUDIO (CD)
Ernest Hemingway; Read by Brian Dennehy
R468 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R184 (39%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

True at First Lightopens on the day Ernest Hemingway's close friend Pop, a celebrated hunter, leaves him in charge of the safari camp and news arrives of a potential attack from a hostile tribe. Drama continues to build as his wife, Mary, pursues the great, black-maned lion that has become her obsession. Equally adept at evoking the singular textures of the landscape, the thrill of the hunt and the complexities of married life, Hemingway waves a tale that is rich in laughter, beauty, and profound insight. True at First Lightis the breathtaking final work from one of this nation's most beloved and important writers.

For Whom the Bell Tolls - The Hemingway Library Edition (Hardcover): Ernest Hemingway For Whom the Bell Tolls - The Hemingway Library Edition (Hardcover)
Ernest Hemingway 1
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A Moveable Feast (Paperback, Reissue): Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast (Paperback, Reissue)
Ernest Hemingway
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"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast." Hemingway's memories of his life as an unknown writer living in Paris in the 1920's are deeply personal, warmly affectionate and full of wit. Looking back not only at his own much younger self, but also at the other writers who shared Paris with him - literary 'stars' like James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein - he recalls the time when, poor, happy and writing in cafes, he discovered his vocation. A Moveable Feast was written during the last years of Hemingway's life, and is a lively and powerful reflection of his genius that scintillates with the romance of the city.

Across the River and into the Trees UNABRIDGED Audio CD (CD, Unabridged): Ernest Hemingway Across the River and into the Trees UNABRIDGED Audio CD (CD, Unabridged)
Ernest Hemingway; Read by Boyd Gaines
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Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Treesis the bittersweet story of a middle-aged American colonel, scarred by war and in failing health, who finds love with a young Italian countess at the very moment when his life is becoming a physical hardship to him. It is a love so overpowering and spontaneous that it revitalizes the man's spirit and encourages him to dream of a future, even though he knows that there can be no hope for long. Spanning a matter of hours, Across the River and into the Treesis tender and moving, yet tragic in the inexorable shadow of what must come.

The Old Man and the Sea (Paperback, 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction Ed): Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea (Paperback, 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction Ed)
Ernest Hemingway 1
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The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal -- a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss. Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella confirmed his power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.

A Farewell To Arms (Paperback, Reissue): Ernest Hemingway A Farewell To Arms (Paperback, Reissue)
Ernest Hemingway
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A young American volunteers for the Italian ambulance in the First World War. Up near the front he meets and falls in love with CatherineBarkley, a British nurse. Amidst the fear, chaos, comradeship and courage, his wartime experi-ence becomes one of intense disillusionment when he is wounded by a shell and later narrowly escapes being shot by the Italian 'battle police' while taking part in a general retreat. He makes the monumental decision to desert - and takes Catherine with him to Switzerland. An unsurpassed novel of war - drawn from Hemingway's own experiences - and a love story of immense drama and uncomprising passion. A FAREEWELL TO ARMS is unforgettable, classic Hemingway

The Sun Also Rises (Paperback): Ernest Hemingway The Sun Also Rises (Paperback)
Ernest Hemingway 1
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The quintessential novel of the Lost Generation, "The Sun Also Rises" 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 1920s 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 1926, "The Sun Also Rises" helped to establish Hemingway as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century

Death in the Afternoon (Paperback, Reissue): Ernest Hemingway Death in the Afternoon (Paperback, Reissue)
Ernest Hemingway
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Hemingway's passion for Spain and for the bullfight is renowned. In Death in the Afternoon he shares the sights, the sounds, the excitement and, above all, the knowledge which fuelled his passion for the 'the emotional and spiritual intensity and pure classic beauty that can be produced by a man, an animal, and a piece of scarlet serge draped on a stick.' First published in 1932, Death in the Afternoon remains a classic for its historical account of the Corrida, for the stories of the great matadors, their banderilleros and picadors - the men who live every day with death - and for the stories of the bulls whose bravery is the primal root of the bullfight. Death in the Afternoon also contains some of the finest short stories Hemingway ever wrote, inspired by the intense life as well as the inevitable death of those hot, violent afternoons.

The The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Series Number 2, Volume 2 -... The The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Series Number 2, Volume 2 - 1923-1925 (Leather / fine binding)
Ernest Hemingway; Edited by Sandra Spanier, Albert J. DeFazio, Robert W. Trogdon
R1,730 R1,489 Discovery Miles 14 890 Save R241 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway documents the life and creative development of a gifted artist and outsized personality whose work would both reflect and transform his times. Volume 2 (1923-1925) illuminates Hemingway's literary apprenticeship in the legendary milieu of expatriate Paris in the 1920s. We witness the development of his friendships with the likes of Sylvia Beach, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and John Dos Passos. Striving to 'make it new', he emerges from the tutelage of Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein to forge a new style, gaining recognition as one of the most formidable talents of his generation. In this period, Hemingway publishes his first three books, including In Our Time (1925), and discovers a lifelong passion for Spain and the bullfight, quickly transforming his experiences into fiction as The Sun Also Rises (1926). The volume features many previously unpublished letters and a humorous sketch that was rejected by Vanity Fair.

The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway (Paperback, Finca Vig ia ed): Ernest Hemingway The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway (Paperback, Finca Vig ia ed)
Ernest Hemingway
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THE ONLY COMPLETE COLLECTION BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR

In this definitive collection of Ernest Hemingway's short stories, readers will delight in the author's most beloved classics such as "The Snows of Kilimanjaro," "Hills Like White Elephants," and "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," and will discover seven new tales published for the first time in this collection. For Hemingway fans The Complete Short Stories is an invaluable treasury.

Green Hills of Africa Audio CD (CD, Abridged Ed): Ernest Hemingway Green Hills of Africa Audio CD (CD, Abridged Ed)
Ernest Hemingway; Read by Josh Lucas
R337 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R131 (39%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

His second major venture into non fiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africais Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December of 1933. Hemingway's well-known interest in -- and fascination with -- big-game hunting is magnificently captured in this evocative account of his trip. In examining the poetic grace of the chase, and the ferocity of the kill, Hemingway also looks inward, seeking to explain the lure of the hunt and the primal undercurrent that comes alive on the plains of Africa. Yet Green Hills of Africais also an impassioned portrait of the glory of the African landscape, and of the beauty of a wilderness that was, even then, being threatened by the incursions of man.

The Sun Also Rises (Paperback, Hemingway Library ed.): Ernest Hemingway The Sun Also Rises (Paperback, Hemingway Library ed.)
Ernest Hemingway
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Fiesta - The Sun Also Rises (Paperback, Reissue): Ernest Hemingway Fiesta - The Sun Also Rises (Paperback, Reissue)
Ernest Hemingway
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Paris in the twenties - Pernod, parties and expatriate Americans, loose-living on money from home. Jake is wildly in love with Brett Ashley, aristocratic and irresistibly beautiful, but with an abandoned sensuous nature that she cannot control. The couple are pulled towards the dazzle and excitement of the Spanish fiesta, with the heady atmosphere of the bullfight, where their affair becomes strained by new passions, new jealousies. Powerful, intense, visually magnificent, Fiesta is the novel which established Hemingway as a writer of genius.

Complete Poems (Paperback, Revised Edition): Ernest Hemingway Complete Poems (Paperback, Revised Edition)
Ernest Hemingway; Volume editing by Nicholas Gerogiannis
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Ernest Hemingway never wished to be widely known as a poet. He concentrated on writing short stories and novels, for which he won the Nobel Prize in 1956. But his poetry deserves close attention, if only because it is so revealing. Through verse he expressed anger and disgust--at Dorothy Parker and Edmund Wilson, among others. He parodied the poems and sensibilities of Rudyard Kipling, Joyce Kilmer, Robert Graves, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Gertrude Stein. He recast parts of poems by the likes of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot, giving them his own twist. And he invested these poems with the preoccupations of his novels: sex and desire, battle and aftermath, cats, gin, and bullfights. Nowhere is his delight in drubbing snobs and overrefined writers more apparent.

In this revised edition of the "Complete Poems," the editor, Nicholas Gerogiannis, offers here an afterword assessing the influence of the collection, first published in 1979, and an updated bibliography. Readers will be particularly interested in the addition of "Critical Intelligence," a poem written soon after Hemingway's divorce from his first wife in 1927. Also available as a Bison Book: "Hemingway's Quarrel with Androgyny" by Mark Spilka.

The Garden of Eden UNABRIDGED Audio CD (CD, Unabridged): Ernest Hemingway The Garden of Eden UNABRIDGED Audio CD (CD, Unabridged)
Ernest Hemingway; Read by Patrick Wilson
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A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Edenis the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in 1961. Set on the Cote d'Azur in the 1920s, 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," The Garden of Edenrepresents vintage Hemingway, the master "doing what nobody did better" (R. Z. Sheppard, Time).

The The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Series Number 2, Volume 2 -... The The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Series Number 2, Volume 2 - 1923-1925 (Hardcover, New)
Ernest Hemingway; Edited by Sandra Spanier, Albert J. DeFazio, Robert W. Trogdon
R754 R590 Discovery Miles 5 900 Save R164 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway documents the life and creative development of a gifted artist and outsized personality whose work would both reflect and transform his times. Volume 2 (1923-1925) illuminates Hemingway's literary apprenticeship in the legendary milieu of expatriate Paris in the 1920s. We witness the development of his friendships with the likes of Sylvia Beach, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and John Dos Passos. Striving to 'make it new', he emerges from the tutelage of Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein to forge a new style, gaining recognition as one of the most formidable talents of his generation. In this period, Hemingway publishes his first three books, including In Our Time (1925), and discovers a lifelong passion for Spain and the bullfight, quickly transforming his experiences into fiction as The Sun Also Rises (1926). The volume features many previously unpublished letters and a humorous sketch that was rejected by Vanity Fair.

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway Hardback Set Volumes 1-3: Volume 1-3 (Hardcover): Ernest Hemingway The Letters of Ernest Hemingway Hardback Set Volumes 1-3: Volume 1-3 (Hardcover)
Ernest Hemingway
R1,735 R1,372 Discovery Miles 13 720 Save R363 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway document the life and creative development of a gifted artist and legendary personality whose work would both reflect and transform his times. Volume 1 (1907-1922) encompasses his youth, his experience in World War I and his arrival in Paris. Volume 2 (1923-1925) follows Hemingway's literary apprenticeship in expatriate Paris and the experiences that forged his earliest works, including the landmark novel The Sun Also Rises (1926). It features a never-before-published short story that was rejected by Vanity Fair. Volume 3 (1926-1929) shows a rising star as he emerges from the literary Left Bank of Paris and moves into the American mainstream. As this collection of volumes ends, Hemingway is setting off from Key West to return to Paris and standing on the cusp of celebrity as one of the major writers of his time.

A Farewell to Arms (Paperback, Hemingway Library ed.): Ernest Hemingway A Farewell to Arms (Paperback, Hemingway Library ed.)
Ernest Hemingway; Foreword by Patrick Hemingway; Introduction by Sean Hemingway
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Written when Ernest Hemingway was thirty years old and lauded as the best American novel to emerge from World War I, "A Farewell to Arms "is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Set against the looming horrors of the battlefield--weary, demoralized men marching in the rain during the German attack on Caporetto; the profound struggle between loyalty and desertion--this gripping, semiautobiographical work captures the harsh realities of war and the pain of lovers caught in its inexorable sweep.
Ernest Hemingway famously said that he rewrote the ending to "A Farewell to Arms "thirty-nine times to get the words right. This edition collects all of the alternative endings together for the first time, along with early drafts of other essential passages, offering new insight into Hemingway's craft and creative process and the evolution of one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century. Featuring Hemingway's own 1948 introduction to an illustrated reissue of the novel, a personal foreword by the author's son Patrick Hemingway, and a new introduction by the author's grandson Sean Hemingway, this edition of "A Farewell to Arms "is truly a celebration.

The The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Series Number 3, Volume 3 -... The The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Series Number 3, Volume 3 - 1926-1929 (Hardcover)
Ernest Hemingway; Edited by Rena Sanderson, Sandra Spanier, Robert W. Trogdon
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The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume 3: 1926-1929, featuring many previously unpublished letters, follows a rising star as he emerges from the literary Left Bank of Paris and moves into the American mainstream. Maxwell Perkins, legendary editor at Scribner's, nurtured the young Hemingway's talent, accepting his satirical novel Torrents of Spring (1926) in order to publish what would become a signature work of the twentieth century: The Sun Also Rises (1926). By early 1929 Hemingway had completed A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway's letters of this period also reflect landmark events in his personal life, including the dissolution of his first marriage, his remarriage, the birth of his second son, and the suicide of his father. As the volume ends in April 1929, Hemingway is setting off from Key West to return to Paris and standing on the cusp of celebrity as one of the major writers of his time.

Three Stories and Ten Poems (Paperback): Ernest Hemingway Three Stories and Ten Poems (Paperback)
Ernest Hemingway
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The First Forty-Nine Stories (Paperback, Reissue): Ernest Hemingway The First Forty-Nine Stories (Paperback, Reissue)
Ernest Hemingway
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"There are many kinds of stories in this book. I hope you will find some that you like... In going where you have to go, and doing what you have to do, and seeing what you have to see, you dull and blunt the instrument you write with. But I would rather have it bent and dulled and know I had put it on the grindstone and hammer it into shape and put a whetstone to it, and know that I had something to write about, than to have it bright and shining and nothing to say, or smooth and well-oiled in the closet, but unused." Ernest Hemingway, from the preface of this collection of short stories, which includes ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro’, the ‘Winner Take Nothing’ collection, and the ‘Men Without Women’ collection.

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