The Dangerous Summer

The Dangerous Summer

by Ernest Hemingway
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Overview

The Dangerous Summer by Ernest Hemingway

The Dangerous Summer is Hemingway's firsthand chronicle of a brutal season of bullfights. In this vivid account, Hemingway captures the exhausting pace and pressure of the season, the camaraderie and pride of the matadors, and the mortal drama as in fight after fight the rival matadors try to outdo each other with ever more daring performances. At the same time Hemingway offers an often complex and deeply personal self-portrait that reveals much about one of the twentieth century's preeminent writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780743237130
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 07/25/2002
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 221
Sales rank: 239,224
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Ernest Hemingway did more to influence the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established him as one of the greatest literary lights of the 20th century. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He died in 1961.

Date of Birth:

July 21, 1899

Date of Death:

July 2, 1961

Place of Birth:

Oak Park, Illinois

Place of Death:

Ketchum, Idaho

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Dangerous Summer 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
JBOW More than 1 year ago
If you have read his original novel about bullfighting, Death In The Afternoon, you will not be disappointed with the descriptions and stories that he shares in this book. You are instructed about one of the world's most controversial traditions, as well as entertained with the non stop rivalry of Antonio Ordoñez and Luis Miguel Dominguín. This novel is intensely written and shares the love that Don Ernesto had for the sport with his readers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really fantastic.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago