The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway

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9780020518600: The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway

At the age of twenty-two, Ernest Hemingway wrote his first short story, "Up in Michigan." Seventeen years later and forty-eight titles later, he was the undisputed master of the short-story form and the leading American man of letters. "The Short Stories, " introduced here with a revealing preface by the author, chronicles Hemingway's development as a writer, from his earliest attempts in the chapbook "Three Stories and Ten Poems, " published in Paris in 1923, to his more mature accomplishments in "Winner Takes Nothing." Originally published in 1938 along with "The Fifth Column, " this collection premiered "The Capital of the World" and "Old Man at the Bridge, " which derive from Hemingway's experiences in Spain, as well as "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro, " which figure among the finest of Hemingway's short fictions.

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"Mr Hemingway, applying that quick eye and wrist of his to the rings of the boxer and bull-fighter, achieves some unforgettable reporting of the world in which blood is argument... The author's exceptional gift of narrative quality gives the excitement of a well-told tale to what is, in fact, a simple description of a scene" ( Guardian)

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A collection of Hemingway's first forty-nine short stories, featuring a brief introduction by the author and some lesser known as well as many familiar tales, from the Nobel Prize-winning author of For Whom the Bell Tolls.

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Hemingway, Ernest
Published by Macmillan Pub Co (1987)
ISBN 10: 0020518609 ISBN 13: 9780020518600
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