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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The three physical bullet holes that mortally injure the protagonist signify the three spiritual holes caused by the loss of his three sons. They are all incurable wounds. I thought the writing itself ... Read full review

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Ernest Hemingway first discovered Cuba in 1928. He spent a good portion of his life in Cuba. His fondness for the island is evident in his life and in some of his writings. Most of Hemingway's time in ... Read full review

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About the Author
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About the Publisher

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Ernest Hemingway was one of America’s foremost journalists and authors. A winner of both the Pulitzer Prize (1953) and the Nobel Prize for Literature (1954), Hemingway is widely credited with driving a fundamental shift in prose writing in the early twentieth century. As an American expatriate in Paris in the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway achieved international fame with such literary works as The Sun Also Rises, The Old Man and the Sea, and For Whom the Bell Tolls, which depicts his experience as a correspondent during the Spanish Civil War. Hemingway died in 1961, leaving behind a rich literary legacy.

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