70 Days With Hemingway And Me

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The Sun Sets on The Sun Also Rises

June 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · The Sun Also Rises

Last night, around 11:58, I finished The Sun Also Rises.
I’m not sure I liked Hemingway’s second novel. But I’m not sure I didn’t, either. I read it, got caught up in the transient nature of the ex-pats, who traveled all over Europe but mostly – from the perspective of the protagonist, Jacob Barnes – from [...]

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Irony, Pity…and Shoegazers

June 21st, 2009 · No Comments · The Sun Also Rises

It was a perfect day for reading The Sun Also Rises – the sun was high, the sky was blue, the water was still, and the beer was cold. When the beer was gone, the gin and tonic was cold.
The Sun Also Rises, Hemingway’s second novel (published in 1926), features the same crisp writing that [...]

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I Begin. Again.

June 17th, 2009 · No Comments · The Sun Also Rises, The Sun Also Rises (Movie)

Today, I start reading Ernest Hemingway’s second novel, The Sun Also Rises, which is about the “Lost Generation” (American ex-pats living in France and Spain in the 1920s). This is the novel that put Hemingway on the map.
So I look forward to delving into it.
Although I thought The Torrents of Spring was interesting, I hope [...]

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