However, it is also secretly a tragic romance novel, not unlike many that were so popular in the past and still so popular today. The book is in excellent condition. It is the integrity of his craft, a richness beyond legend, that will forever endure. This First issue dustjacket is rich in color with some repair. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Quintessential Hemingway, written at the height of his powers. Yet, that injury also allows him the opportunity to grow close to his love interest, Catherine Barkley, while he recovers at hospital. In Shakespeare's play, the Montague-Capulet blood feud is the problem; in Hemingway's novel, the Great War is to blame. He soon became Ford's assistant editor at The Transatlantic Review, an important literary magazine. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.
Their wartime struggles will evoke strong emotional reactions. Near Fine in an above average, Very Good, attractive dustwrapper. Accordingly, it stood out amongst the war novels, becoming Hemingway's first best-seller and establishing him as a premier American writer. Original black cloth, gold labels lettered in black. These events were thinly fictionalized by Hemingway a decade later into A Farewell to Arms, with its tragic love story between an American ambulance driver and an English nurse.
First issue with no legal disclaimer on page x. It is really a cautionary tale—give up this approach or face greater loses for humanity. His best novels record for all time the emotional turmoil of modern warfare and modern life. A Farewell to Arms is about a love affair between the expatriate American Henry and Catherine Barkley against the backdrop of the First World War, cynical soldiers, fighting and the displacement of populations. Later, Russia will withdraw due to the communist Revolution of 1917, and near the book's climax German troops will join the Austro-Hungarian forces, necessitating Italy's humiliating retreat from Caporetto. When does he fall in love? But it is in the hero's perhaps unethical quitting of the battle line to be with the woman whom he has gotten with child that it achieves its greatest significance.
The book is in great shape. At the start of the book, the Italian army is busy keeping the Austro-Hungarian forces occupied so that the latter cannot assist the Germans on the war's western and eastern fronts. Final Recommendations For many people, when they think of a text such as A Farewell to Arms, they assume an older book, about a war, will be dry and boring. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. In a Very Good+ dust jacket with a faint splash to the spine and two closed tears to the front panel without any repair or restoration. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition; limited edition; No.
Nobody has to tell us that Frederic is dreaming. Instead, he drove a Red Cross ambulance on the Italian front, where he was wounded in 1918 by a mortar shell. The book is bound in the original publisher's cloth. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. But like The Red Badge of Courage, the famous novel of the Civil War written by Stephen Crane one of Hemingway's favorite American authors , A Farewell to Arms also reacts against the Iliad and War and Peace and many lesser stories of battlefield bravery.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. It is Hemingway's writing style that transforms the story into a great tragedy. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1929. Second-degree burns resulting from a bushfire accident prevented him from traveling to Sweden to accept the Nobel Prize. Introduction to the Book Ernest Hemingway's third novel, A Farewell to Arms 1929 , was crafted from his earliest experience with war.
The jacket has had some minor restoration work to top of spine. Octavo; black cloth, with gold title labels on spine and front panel, with titles printed in black; dustjacket; 355pp. A beautiful first edition in Fine condition with slightly toned endpapers and paste-downs. This relationship proved the model for Frederic and Catherine's tragic romance in A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway and the Lost Generation Though he had served as an ambulance driver during the First World War, Ernest Hemingway's decisive years in Europe started in 1921, when he arrived in France with a letter of introduction from the writer Sherwood Anderson.
He captured in stunning stories and novels the uncomfortable realities of his age and forced into public consciousness a realization of the brutalities of war and their lingering psychological affects. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. I see so many mixed reviews about Hemingway's novels. In fact, the novel contains very little exposition at all. I didn't feel anything when she died, because she didn't seem like a real person to me. Cummings, Ford Madox Ford, and Gertrude Stein.
The book is in excellent condition. Here Comes the Rain Again In many great works, rain is used as a symbol of growth and renewal. I would have married him or anything. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. The action of A Farewell to Arms takes place from 1916-18 in four locations, for the most part: 1 the Julian Alps, along what was then the border between Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire; 2 the city of Milan, which lies in the plains of northern Italy, far from the front; 3 the Italian resort town of Stresa on Lake Maggiore, which straddles the border between Italy and Switzerland; and 4 various towns and villages of the Swiss Alps.