The Garden of Eden (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 25, 2002 - Fiction - 240 pages
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A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in 1961. Set on the Côte 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 Eden represents vintage Hemingway, the master "doing what nobody did better" (R. Z. Sheppard, Time).
  

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Incredibly bizarre characterization. - Goodreads
All it was to me was regurgitated insane banter! - Goodreads
Hemingway can't really write bad prose. - Goodreads
Catherine seeming resents his writing these stories. - Goodreads
I love this story not only because of the plot itself. - Goodreads
Wow! Very intense with a surprise ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Albert - Goodreads

I loved this book. Very easy to read and i felt like i was with David and Catherine in their honey moon. Read full review

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User Review  - Andreea Laura - Goodreads

weird, but awesome Read full review

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Contents

Book Two
29
Book Three
65
Book Four
189
About the Author
229
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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