February 22, 2017

A Farewell To Arms by Ernest Hemingway

By Ernest Hemingway

The easiest American novel to emerge from global battle I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable tale of an American ambulance motive force at the Italian entrance and his ardour for a stunning English nurse. Hemingway's frank portrayal of the affection among Lieutenant Henry and Catherine Barkley, stuck within the inexorable sweep of struggle, glows with an depth unequalled in glossy literature, whereas his description of the German assault on Caporetto -- of traces of fired males marching within the rain, hungry, weary, and demoralized -- is among the maximum moments in literary background. a narrative of affection and discomfort, of loyalty and desertion, A Farewell to Arms, written whilst he was once 30 years outdated, represents a brand new romanticism for Hemingway.

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