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User Review  - EBT1002 - LibraryThing

I went back and forth on my rating of this novel several times. It's so easy to see how Hemingway was said to alter the novel, to take the form into new territory. At first, I was underwhelmed: short ... Read full review

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User Review  - browner56 - LibraryThing

Ernest Hemingway led a legendary life, becoming well known for his many passions including game hunting, fishing, serving in wars, producing fiction, womanizing, drinking, traveling, and even his ... Read full review

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User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

Classic novel -- emasculated WWI veteran finds himself in Paris with others of the lost generation. I kept drawing parallels to the children of the 60s, similar, I thought. Characters well developed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alphawoman - LibraryThing

Ok but not crazy about it. Too much foolishness over a "bad" girl. But I guess she was the first of her kind leaving broken hearts and broken bottles of liquor in her path. I suppose the lost ... Read full review

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User Review  - 9inchsnails - LibraryThing

Tried writing a review about how Hemingway's style was still developing when he wrote this one, and how much it developed even in the three years between this and A Farewell to Arms, but I gave it up ... Read full review

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User Review  - jtp146 - LibraryThing

This is a story about American expatriates, a group of writers bent on experiencing life and experiencing adventures. They are part of a cafe society in Paris where we meet Jake Barnes, Robert Cohn ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laurochka - LibraryThing

Paris and Pamplona, the main settings for the partying lifestyles of Hemingway's characters. The Lost Generation spending their time in bars and cafes. Interesting relationship between Jake and Brett ... Read full review

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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  - deckehoe - LibraryThing

The reader is plunged vividly into the worlds of both the post-war lost generation of Paris in the 1920's and the blood-soaked and alcohol-fuelled fiesta de San Firmino of Pamplona. As always, Hemingway is sparse, brutal, and masculine. Read full review


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