The Sun Also Rises

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Simon and Schuster, 1926 - Fiction - 222 pages
1791 Reviews
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. First published in 1926, The Sun Also Rises helped establish Hemingway as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.
 

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A straightforward style of writing and storytelling. - Goodreads
Novel prose can't fully redeem a dull story. - Goodreads
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A group of men get together to celebrate the finest life has to offer from Paris to Spain. They share an hunger of seizing the finest life has to offer when it comes to dining, drinking, fishing and ... Read full review

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This book typifies why I don't take much reassurance from a book being labelled a classic. I'm sure it is well written, I'm not qualified to say. It has a strange mix of over-description and under ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
15
Section 3
20
Section 4
30
Section 5
39
Section 6
44
Section 7
54
Section 8
69
Section 11
99
Section 12
106
Section 13
136
Section 14
140
Section 15
155
Section 16
170
Section 17
185
Section 18
205

Section 9
79
Section 10
87
Section 19
223
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About the author (1926)

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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