Ernest Hemingway: Four Novels (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

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The preeminent American writer of his time, Ernest Hemingway wrote provocative fiction steeped in the experiences of the "lost generation" that came of age during World War I. His tales of American expatriates aimlessly adrift in postwar Europe and people struggling with dignity to persevere in a world marked by violence, cruely, and senseless death capture the disillusionment and cynicism that were part of the spirit of the age.
 
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Overview

The preeminent American writer of his time, Ernest Hemingway wrote provocative fiction steeped in the experiences of the "lost generation" that came of age during World War I. His tales of American expatriates aimlessly adrift in postwar Europe and people struggling with dignity to persevere in a world marked by violence, cruely, and senseless death capture the disillusionment and cynicism that were part of the spirit of the age.
 
This literary omnibus collects Hemingway's four best-known novels--The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Old Man and the Sea. Written with Hemingway's trademark economy of style, but evocative in their delineations of individuals seeking purpose in lives shaped by futility, frustration, and disappointment, these tales pay tribute to a writer who changed the way that fiction was written and read in the twentieth century.
 
Ernest Hemingway: Four Novels is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. This exquisitve collectible edition features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, colorful endpapers, and distinctive gilt edging. It's the perfect gift for book-lovers and an artful addition to any home library.
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Why buy one masterpiece novel by Ernest Hemingway when you acquire four in a stunning Collectible Edition? This collection contains the fiction that won the American author a Nobel Prize for Literature: The Sun Also Rises, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Farewell to Arms, and The Old Man and the Sea. A memorable gift at any time of the year.

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Meet the Author

Ernest Hemingway
The winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature, Ernest Hemingway is one of the true giants of modern American literature. Hemingway's punchy, pared-down style and ability to zero in on the perfect characterizing detail of a person or scene has influenced every serious novelist of the second half of the 20th century. Everyone reads him at one time or another.

Biography

Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), born in Oak Park, Illinois, started his career as a writer in a newspaper office in Kansas City at the age of seventeen. Before the United States entered the First World War, he joined a volunteer ambulance unit in the Italian army. Serving at the front, he was wounded, was decorated by the Italian Government, and spent considerable time in hospitals. After his return to the United States, he became a reporter for Canadian and American newspapers and was soon sent back to Europe to cover such events as the Greek Revolution.

During the twenties, Hemingway became a member of the group of expatriate Americans in Paris, which he described in his first important work, The Sun Also Rises (1926). Equally successful was A Farewell to Arms (1929), the study of an American ambulance officer's disillusionment in the war and his role as a deserter. Hemingway used his experiences as a reporter during the civil war in Spain as the background for his most ambitious novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940). Among his later works, the most outstanding is the short novel, The Old Man and the Sea (1952), the story of an old fisherman's journey, his long and lonely struggle with a fish and the sea, and his victory in defeat.

Hemingway -- himself a great sportsman -- liked to portray soldiers, hunters, bullfighters - tough, at times primitive people whose courage and honesty are set against the brutal ways of modern society, and who in this confrontation lose hope and faith. His straightforward prose, his spare dialogue, and his predilection for understatement are particularly effective in his short stories, some of which are collected in Men Without Women (1927) and The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories (1938). Hemingway died in Idaho in 1961.

© The Nobel Foundation 1954.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Ernest Miller Hemingway (full name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      July 21, 1899
    2. Place of Birth:
      Oak Park, Illinois
    1. Date of Death:
      July 2, 1961
    2. Place of Death:
      Ketchum, Idaho

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  • Posted November 17, 2011

    An excellent collection

    I read a few Hemingway stories back in High School. My teacher was very thorough in his explanation of the "lost generation" writers and their influence on literature. At the time I found it pretty interesting but it wasn't until a few years later that I have come to truly appreciate authors like Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    Hemingway in particular interests me and the themes and motifs in his stories speak to me.

    This particular book collects 4 stories by Hemingway. The stories themselves are the ones he wrote with no changes obviously. The book itself is attractive. It's just how it looks on the website. It's bound pretty nice in tight in leather and it's quite comfortable to read wile in bed or on a desk.

    If your a fan of his stories don't pass this one up. I do hope we get more leather bound classic collections like this from other authors like John Stienbeck, Mark Twain and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    21 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 19, 2012

    Beautiful book, both in looks and content. If you are a Hemingwa

    Beautiful book, both in looks and content. If you are a Hemingway fan this is definitely a long-term keeper for your collection!

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2013

    Gorgeous Book

    Love the look of the book and it's a steal in that it includes all of Hemingway's best books.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2013

    The book is beautiful but overall I would not read it if I were

    The book is beautiful but overall I would not read it if I were you. The gold around the edges of the paper comes off in a dust and embeds itself in the skin. I'm worried about people being injured by this book. Also, the fact that it was printed in China is a little unsettling considering their propensity for lead based paints. Also, some of the pages aren't cut right and have been folded inside so that you can't see the missing gold lined pages. If you want something that will look nice sitting on or off your book case, buy it. If you want to be able to hold and read a beautiful book with out worrying about gold flakes getting embedded into your skin or flying into your eyes, don't waste your money.

    2 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 15, 2013

    Hemingway has always been one of my favorite authors and this co

    Hemingway has always been one of my favorite authors and this collection doesn't disapoint.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2013

    Highly Recommended

    You must have it!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 18, 2013

    Execellent quality!

    I gave this book to a young friend just starting to read the classics. He loves this entire B&N leatherbound series. I find it to be a wonderful value and a fantastic way to help readers build a library.

    1 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 21, 2014

    Handsome cover - you must obtain this book for your collection.

    I haven't started reading this book but it's a very handsome looking book. I read "The Old Man of Sea" in high school and I cannot wait to re-read it again some 30 years later.

    This is one of a number of classic books that I've recently purchased from Barnes & Nobles to fill my newly constructed library bookcases.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 18, 2013

    A Masterful Collection by a Masterful American Treasure

    The author needs no introduction but if you've never read Hemingway, this a beautiful volume with which to start. If you are a fan of Papa, this beautifully bound volume will complete your collection and beckon you to read again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2013

    The very  best of... This collection contains Hemingway's best

    The very  best of...

    This collection contains Hemingway's best works in one volume. What more could one possibly want?

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    Posted June 14, 2013

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