The Old Man and The Sea

Scribner - Told in language of great simplicity and power, and his supreme ordeal -- a relentless, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella confirmed his power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Here hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss. The old man and the sea ernest hemingway 9780684801223 0684801221. The old man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works.

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Scribner - In his portrayal of jordan's love for the beautiful maria and his superb account of el Sordo's last stand, in his brilliant travesty of La Pasionaria and his unwillingness to believe in blind faith, moving, compassionate, Hemingway surpasses his achievement in The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms to create a work at once rare and beautiful, strong and brutal, and wise.

For whom the Bell Tolls. In 1937 ernest hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. If the function of a writer is to reveal reality, " Maxwell Perkins wrote Hemingway after reading the manuscript, "no one ever so completely performed it. Greater in power, and more intensely emotional than any of the author's previous works, broader in scope, it stands as one of the best war novels of all time.

For Whom the Bell Tolls - . Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from "the good fight, " For Whom the Bell Tolls. The story of robert jordan, it tells of loyalty and courage, love and defeat, a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla unit in the mountains of Spain, and the tragic death of an ideal.

The Sun Also Rises

Scribner - The sun Also Rises. First published in 1926, the sun Also Rises helped to establish Hemingway as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. For whom the Bell Tolls. The quintessential novel of the lost generation, The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway's masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful writing style.

. It is an age of moral bankruptcy, spiritual dissolution, unrealized love, and vanishing illusions. A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway's most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. The story follows the flamboyant brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of 1920s Paris to the brutal bullfighting rings of Spain with a motley group of expatriates.

A Farewell to Arms: The Hemingway Library Edition

Scribner - Set against the looming horrors of the battlefield—weary, demoralized men marching in the rain during the German attack on Caporetto; the profound struggle between loyalty and desertion—this gripping, semiautobiographical work captures the harsh realities of war and the pain of lovers caught in its inexorable sweep.

Featuring hemingway’s own 1948 introduction to an illustrated reissue of the novel, and a new introduction by the author’s grandson Seán Hemingway, a personal foreword by the author’s son Patrick Hemingway, this edition of A Farewell to Arms is truly a celebration. This edition collects all of the alternative endings together for the first time, along with early drafts of other essential passages, offering new insight into Hemingway’s craft and creative process and the evolution of one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century.

A Farewell to Arms: The Hemingway Library Edition - For whom the Bell Tolls. Ernest hemingway famously said that he rewrote the ending to A Farewell to Arms thirty-nine times to get the words right. The sun Also Rises. The definitive edition of the classic novel of love during wartime, featuring all of the alternate endings: “Fascinating…serves as an artifact of a bygone craft, with handwritten notes and long passages crossed out, giving readers a sense of an author’s process” The New York Times.

Written when ernest hemingway was thirty years old and lauded as the best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Scribner Book Company.

The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Finca Vigia Edition

Scribner - Scribner Book Company. Scribner. For hemingway fans The Complete Short Stories is an invaluable treasury. For whom the Bell Tolls. The sun Also Rises. The only complete collection by the nobel prize-winning author in this definitive collection of ernest hemingway's short stories, " and "a clean, Well-Lighted Place, " "Hills Like White Elephants, readers will delight in the author's most beloved classics such as "The Snows of Kilimanjaro, " and will discover seven new tales published for the first time in this collection.

Of Mice and Men

Penguin Books - The sun Also Rises. Steinbeck has touched the quick. The new york times For whom the Bell Tolls. But even george cannot guard lennie from the provocations of a flirtatious woman, nor predict the consequences of Lennie's unswerving obedience to the things George taught him. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the fulfillment of their dream seems to be within their grasp.

A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression   They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Scribner. For george and lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own.

Of Mice and Men - That you will not set down until it is finished. Laborers in california's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. Yet they have formed a "family, " clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Scribner Book Company. Great product! A thriller, a gripping tale.

The Great Gatsby

Scribner - Scribner. West iii to include the author’s final revisions and features a note on the composition and text, a personal foreword by Fitzgerald’s granddaughter, Eleanor Lanahan—and a new introduction by two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. The great Gatsby, F. The story of the mysteriously wealthy jay gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted “gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession, ” it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s.

For whom the Bell Tolls. The sun Also Rises. Great product! Great product! Scribner Book Company. Scott fitzgerald’s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. A true classic of twentieth-century literature, this edition has been updated by Fitzgerald scholar James L. W. First published in 1925, this quintessential novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers.

The Grapes of Wrath

Penguin Classics - With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. The pulitzer prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by pbs’s the great american read first published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads—driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California.

Great product! Scribner Book Company. The grapes of Wrath. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into Haves and Have-Nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision, elemental yet plainspoken, tragic but ultimately stirring in its human dignity.

The Grapes of Wrath - A portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless, of one man’s fierce reaction to injustice, and of one woman’s stoical strength, the novel captures the horrors of the Great Depression and probes into the very nature of equality and justice in America. At once a naturalistic epic, road novel, and transcendental gospel, captivity narrative, Steinbeck’s powerful landmark novel is perhaps the most American of American Classics.

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Moby Dick Wordsworth Classics

Wordsworth Editions Ltd - For whom the Bell Tolls. Digressive, the story ishmael tells is above all an education: in the practice of whaling, transcendent, vulgar, allusive, in the art of writing. Wordsworth Editions. The quest is an obsession and the novel is a diabolical study of how a man becomes a fanatic. With an introduction and Notes by David Herd.

Great product! Bent as the crew is on ahab s appalling crusade, it is equally the image of a co-operative community at work: all hands dependent on all hands, each individual responsible for the security of each. But it is also a hymn to democracy. The sun Also Rises. Great product! Lecturer in english and american literature at the University of Kent at Canterbury Moby-Dick is the story of Captain Ahab's quest to avenge the whale that 'reaped' his leg.

Moby Dick Wordsworth Classics - Scribner Book Company. Among the crew is ishmael, the novel's narrator, ordinary sailor, and extraordinary reader. The grapes of Wrath. Scribner.

Islands in the Stream

Scribner - For whom the Bell Tolls. Great product! Scribner. Hemingway is at his mature best in this beguiling tale. Scribner. Great product! The sun Also Rises. Scribner Book Company. The grapes of Wrath. Beginning in the 1930s, islands in the stream follows the fortunes of Thomas Hudson, from his experiences as a painter on the Gulf Stream island of Bimini through his antisubmarine activities off the coast of Cuba during World War II.

Wordsworth Editions. A later classic from america's premier fiction writer first published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

Moby Dick

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Scribner Book Company. Scribner. The product of a year and a half of writing, the book is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne, on his reading in whaling literature, " and draws on Melville's experience at sea, "in token of my admiration for his genius, and on literary inspirations such as Shakespeare and the Bible.

Moby-dick; or, in which ishmael narrates the monomaniacal quest of ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, The Whale is a novel by Herman Melville, for revenge on the albino sperm whale Moby Dick, which on a previous voyage destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee. Call me ishmael" is one of world literature's most famous opening sentences.

Moby Dick - D. The british edition of five hundred copies was not reprinted during the author's life, the American of almost three thousand was reprinted three times at approximately 250 copies, the last reprinting in 1871. For whom the Bell Tolls. Great product! Lawrence called it "one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world, " and "the greatest book of the sea ever written.

Moby-dick is considered a great American Novel and an outstanding work of the Romantic period in America and the American Renaissance. The work first appeared as the whale in London in October 1851, and then under its definitive title Moby-Dick in New York in November. The author changed the title at the very last moment in September 1851.