Islands In The Stream

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Harper Collins, May 8, 2012 - Fiction - 475 pages
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Islands in the Stream tells the story of Thomas Hudson as he moves through different stages of his life. The first posthumously published book by Ernest Hemingway, Islands in the Stream was intended to revive the author’s reputation following negative reviews of Across the River and into the Trees. It was discovered by Hemingway’s widow, Mary, among 332 different works left unfinished at his death and, as with Hemingway’s previous works, draws heavily on his personal relationships and experiences during the Second World War.

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

Excellent wonderful heartbreaking story. I'd forgotten what a wonderful writer EH could be. The cover of the paperback I have is ridiculous, making it look as those this book is a maudlin love story ... Read full review

ISLANDS IN THE STREAM

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

As seems increasingly apparent to most of us, Ernest Hemingway was richly endowed, but he spent his genius long before he died. Across the River and Into the Trees was an embarrassment while he lived ... Read full review

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About the Author
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Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was one of the twentieth century's most important novelists, as well as a brilliant short story writer and foreign correspondent. His body of work includes the novels A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and The Sun Also Rises. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his novella The Old Man and the Sea, and in 1954 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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