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Fiesta: or, The Sun Also Rises

Fiesta: or, The Sun Also Rises

Author: Ernest Hemingway
Series: Vintage Classics Ser.
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Paris in the twenties: Pernod, parties and expatriate Americans, loose-living on money from home. Jake is wildly in love with Brett Ashley, aristocratic and irresistibly beautiful, with an abandoned, sensuous nature that she cannot change. When the couple drift to Spain to the dazzle of the fiesta and the heady atmosphere of the Bullfight, their affair is strained by new passions, new jealousies, and Jake must finally learn that he will never possess the woman that he loves.

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Paris in the twenties: Pernod, parties and expatriate Americans, loose-living on money from home.

Author description

Ernest Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899, the second of six children. In 1917, he joined the Kansas City Star as a cub reporter. The following year, he volunteered as an ambulance driver on the Italian front, where he was badly wounded but decorated for his services. He returned to America in 1919, and married in 1921.In 1922 he reported on the Greco-Turkish war, then resigned from journalism to devote himself to fiction. He settled in Paris, associating with other expatriates like Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. He was passionately involved with bullfighting, big-game hunting and deep-sea fishing. His direct and deceptively simple style spawned generations of imitators but no equals. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, and died in 1961

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General Fields

  • : 9780099285038
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage Classics
  • : October 2004
  • : 200mm X 132mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 217
  • : 217
  • : Ernest Hemingway
  • : Ernest Hemingway
  • : 813.52
  • : 813.52
  • : English
  • : English
  • : New edition
  • : New edition