Men Without Women (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 25, 2002 - Fiction - 156 pages
102 Reviews
CLASSIC SHORT STORIES FROM THE MASTER OF AMERICAN FICTION
First published in 1927, Men Without Women represents some of Hemingway's most important and compelling early writing. In these fourteen stories, Hemingway begins to examine the themes that would occupy his later works: the casualties of war, the often uneasy relationship between men and women, sport and sportsmanship. In "Banal Story," Hemingway offers a lasting tribute to the famed matador Maera. "In Another Country" tells of an Italian major recovering from war wounds as he mourns the untimely death of his wife. "The Killers" is the hard-edged story about two Chicago gunmen and their potential victim. Nick Adams makes an appearance in "Ten Indians," in which he is presumably betrayed by his Indian girlfriend, Prudence. And "Hills Like White Elephants" is a young couple's subtle, heartwrenching discussion of abortion. Pared down, gritty, and subtly expressive, these stories show the young Hemingway emerging as America's finest short story writer.
  

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A great collection from a great writer. - Goodreads
You don't need a story to enjoy a piece of writing. - Goodreads
great short stories by the great writer - Goodreads
Hemingway does best when writing about men in decline. - Goodreads
I must secretly like a grim ending to a story. - Goodreads
Writing to knock your teeth in. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

Beautiful examples of the iceberg principle, where 90% of what is going on is left unsaid. Meditations on failed relationships and life before and after war, but I think mark put it best when he said to really enjoy these you have to be an 18 year old guy. Read full review

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User Review  - Rishabh Mishra - Goodreads

Must read for Men With Women so that they can ponder over their long lost bachelor life. For others,a reminder of what the hell of a life they are living:-) Read full review

Contents

The Undefeated
9
In Another Country
43
The Killers
56
Fifty Grand
79
A Simple Enquiry
107
An Alpine Idyll
124
Today Is Friday
137
Copyright

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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 him as one of the greatest literary lights of the 20th 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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