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By Ernest Hemingway

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Fiesta by Ernest Hemingway

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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, but with an abandoned, sensuous nature that she cannot change. When the couple drifts 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 he loves. Powerful, intense and magnificent, Fiesta is the novel which established Ernest Hemingway as a writer of genius, and set him on the way to being one of the greatest literary novelists of the twentieth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099908500
ISBN-10: 0099908506
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 110mm x 14mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 18-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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UK Kirkus Review » Hemingway's first novel is set in high-living 1920s Paris, which he paints as a vacuum in which promiscuity and alcohol are the guiding lights. It is the tale of a group of American and British expatriates, the 'lost generation', who are drawn to a Spanish fiesta. There, the hero, Jake Barnes, who is impotent physically and empty spiritually, finds some meaning in life again when he witnesses the bullfights which pit man against beast, and life agaisnt death. Much admired by Jake is Pedro Romero, a young matador, characterized by his skill, courage and moral seriousness, who stands in complete contrast to the dissolute band of fun-seekers of which Jake is a part. (Kirkus UK)


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Author Biography - Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899 as the son of a doctor and the second of six children. After a stint as an ambulance driver at the Italian front, Hemingway came home to America in 1919, only to return to the battlefield - this time as a reporter on the Greco-Turkish war - in 1922. Resigning from journalism to focus on his writing instead, he moved to Paris where he renewed his earlier friendship with fellow American expatriates such as Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. Through the years, Hemingway travelled widely and wrote avidly, becoming an internationally recognized literary master of his craft. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, following the publication of The Old Man and the Sea. He died in 1961.

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