Ernest Hemingway
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Ernest Hemingway

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Ernest Hemingway was arguably the most influential writer of the 20th century, the Nobel Prize-winning author of such classics as For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms, and a man who lived his life with as much passion and intensity as many of the characters in his novels. With exceptional insight, Anthony Burgess traces Hemingway's singular life: from complacent childhood to the horrors of the First and Second World Wars to the glamour of Paris in the '20s; from Civil War Spain to the excitements of African safari and, finally, the sombre last years in Cuba. Burgess's vivid portrait is unflinching yet full of empathy: essential reading for all Hemingway fans.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 25mm | 144g
  • Tauris Parke Paperbacks
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1784531189
  • 9781784531188
  • 408,235

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'Penetrating and generous' Sunday Telegraph 'A superior contribution. Burgess brings empathy as well as knowledge to this study.' Evening Standard
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About Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) was a novelist, poet, playwright, composer, linguist, translator and critic. He is best known for his novel A Clockwork Orange, but altogether he wrote thirty-three novels, twenty-five works of non-fiction, two volumes of autobiography, three symphonies, more than 150 other musical works and reams of journalism in his role as longtime literary critic of The Observer and The Guardian
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