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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway (1987)

by Ernest Hemingway

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Collects all the stories Hemingway published in his lifetime, those published posthumously, and some that are appeaing in print for the first time.
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    The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (artturnerjr)
    artturnerjr: The only 20th century American writer who rivals Hemingway in economy and forcefulness of language.
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    Hemingway in Michigan by Dr. Constance Cappel (Anonymous user)
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It has never occurred to me before, but the autor seems to have been obsessed with physical violence, whether in the form of war, boxing, corrida, hunting ... Which is maybe why I still consider one of the few 'non-violent' stories, A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, the best he's ever written. ( )
  Stravaiger64 | Oct 24, 2020 |
One of my very first purchases after I discovered the likes of bookstores such as Borders and B&N. Great writing from a true master. The physical sensation of handling a book – the weight of it, the crispness of the pages, the particular smell... I'll never own an e-reader. ( )
  Tracy_Tomkowiak | Sep 14, 2016 |
Hemingway expresses it well himself in one of the stories when he describes his alter-ego as writing morbid stories. Maybe not morbid, but they all have such a morose feel to them. It's like listening to hours of music in a minor key, discordant and mournful. He was not a happy camper. There is no joy in any of his stories. Awe sometimes, but never joy. ( )
  AliceAnna | Oct 18, 2014 |
His best work. This is where his true legacy resides. ( )
  pessoanongrata | Apr 1, 2013 |
This book is certainly a collection that outstrips The First Forty-Nine, but some of the "bonus stories" are fileted from other books instead of being short stories in their own true rights, making this collection a step away from "perfect" or "complete" as the title would indicate. I would get the Everyman Library Collected Stories instead of this for people who really want to dig into Hemingway's short story prowess. ( )
  Salmondaze | Jan 10, 2012 |
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The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber: It was now lunch time and they were all sitting under the double green fly of the dining tent pretending that nothing had happened.
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Collects all the stories Hemingway published in his lifetime, those published posthumously, and some that are appearing in print for the first time (altogether 70 stories).
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Collects all the stories Hemingway published in his lifetime, those published posthumously, and some that are appeaing in print for the first time.

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Hemingways noveller er uafrystelig og fremragende læsning, der fængsler fra første sætning og ender med at gribe dybt i læseren. Læs dem for spændingens skyld, læs dem for deres præcise stemninger og læs dem for at se, hvordan skrivekunsten virker.

Denne samling indeholder alle fortællingerne fra I vor tid, Mænd uden kvinder og Ingenting til vinderen, samt de store noveller Francis Macombers korte, lykkelige liv og Kilimanjaros sne m.fl.

Collects these stories:
"The Short Happy Life of Frances Macomber"
"The Capital of the World"
"The Snows of Kilimanjaro"
"Old Man at the Bridge"
"Up in Michigan"
"On the Quai at Smyrna"
"Indian Camp"
"The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife"
"The End of Something"
"The Three-Day Blow"
"The Battler"
"A Very Short Story"
"Soldier's Home"
"The Revolutionist"
"Mr. and Mrs. Elliot"
"Cat in the Rain"
"Out of Season"
"Cross-Country Snow"
"My Old Man"
"Big-Hearted River: Part I"
"Big-Hearted River: Part II"
"The Undefeated"
"In Another Country"
"Hills Like White Elephants"
"The Killers"
"Che Ti Dice La Patria?"
"Fifty Grand"
"A Simple Enquiry"
"Ten Indians"
"A Canary for One"
"An Alpine Idyll"
"A Pursuit Race"
"Today is Friday"
"Banal Story"
"Now I Lay Me"
"After the Storm"
"A Clean, Well-Lighted Place"
"The Light of the World"
"God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen"
"The Sea Change"
"A Way You'll Never Be"
"The Mother of a Queen"
"One Reader Writes"
"Homage to Switzerland"
"A Day's Wait"
"A Natural History of the Dead"
"Wine of Wyoming"
"The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio"
"Fathers and Sons"
"One Trip Across"
"The Tradesman's Return"
"The Denunciation"
"The Butterfly and the Tank"
"Night Before Battle"
"Under the Ridge"
"Nobody Ever Dies"
"The Good Lion"
"The Faithful Bull"
"Get a Seeing-Eyed Dog"
"A Man of the World"
"Summer People"
"The Last Good Country"
"An African Story"
"A Train Trip"
"The Porter"
"Black Ass at the Cross Roads"
"Landscape with Figures"
"I Guess Everything Reminds You of Something"
"Great News from the Mainland"
"The Strange Country"
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