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User Review  - BooksForDinner - LibraryThing

The number one thing that truly amazes me about Hemingway is this: Before Hemingway, virtually everyone wrote one way, a way that just doesn't seem modern when you read it now. Whoever, Twain, Dickens ... Read full review

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User Review  - idiotgirl - LibraryThing

Audible. Read by William Hurt. So who could resist. Wonderful voice. It's been a long time since I read any Hemingway. Recently listened to a friend from South America talking about bull fighting. So ... Read full review

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User Review  - starbox - LibraryThing

"The things that happened could only have happened during a fiesta", 15 June 2015 This review is from: Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises (Paperback) I read this after a visit to Pamplona, where Hemingway is ... Read full review

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User Review  - JenBurge - LibraryThing

Loved the critique of ex-pat society in the 1920's. Loved the slight on the French. Loved that this American man experienced and described the corridas in a decade where few would have known what the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

When I finished this book on March 12, 1955, I said: "I so envied the characters, getting to spend such delightful days and nights in Paris and Spain. I felt so refreshed by Hemingway's clear, clean ... Read full review

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User Review  - phillipfrey - LibraryThing

This book reads somewhat like a memoir, with well-drawn characters whom the narrator travels with in Spain, mostly. It captivated me. I remember Isaac Singer saying you can write a good story about ... Read full review

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User Review  - DeniseToby - LibraryThing

I had just finished the Paris Wife which tells about EH writing this book after they had been to the bull-fights in Spain. I have to remember this was written in a different time. It seems all they ... Read full review

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User Review  - eidzior - LibraryThing

The whole novel I kept thinking about what kind of novel would the Robert Cohn novel be. Like, we were watching those bit players get drunk. And, really, devoting an entire novel to these rich (well ... Read full review

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User Review  - erinjamieson - LibraryThing

A beautifully constructed novel with characters marked by depravity and caprice. The narrator and his friends struggle with a lack of morality and purpose. Jake, the narrator and main character, is ... Read full review

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User Review  - MickyFine - LibraryThing

Jake Barnes is an expat in Paris, working for a newspaper, and circulating with his small circle of friends. On his annual trip to the fiesta in Pamplona there is the spectacle of the bulls but also ... Read full review


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