Dangerous Summer (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 25, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 221 pages
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The Dangerous Summer is Hemingway's firsthand chronicle of a brutal season of bullfights. In this vivid account, Hemingway captures the exhausting pace and pressure of the season, the camaraderie and pride of the matadors, and the mortal drama as in fight after fight the rival matadors try to outdo each other with ever more daring performances. At the same time Hemingway offers an often complex and deeply personal self-portrait that reveals much about one of the twentieth century's preeminent writers.
  

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User Review  - Georgia - Goodreads

What lies within us that leads us to a place that we would give the very fabric of our existence for the idea of beauty? We all have our art and this is truly a metaphor for the way that an artist chooses to live, on he cutting edge of destruction. Read full review

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Fun for dedicated Hemmingway fans I suppose. Personally I wasn't to impressed with this one, the story never really takes off. It is highly muddled and at times it feels like he was just trying to get ... Read full review

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Ernest Hemingway did more to influence the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established Hemingway as one of the greatest literary lights of the twentieth century. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He died in 1961.

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