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  • Ernest Hemingway

    This is the first edition of Hemingway's in our time, published in a very small run in France in 1924. And American edition was released the following year. There are 18 brief short stories one might say vignettes that demonstrate the author's early interests and his increasingly iconic literary...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway's Winner Take Nothing contains fourteen stories of varying length. Some of them have appeared in magazines but the majority have not been published before. The characters and backgrounds are widely varied. Some stories included are “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,” a story about one man’s night in a café; “Homage to Switzerland” concerns various conversations at a Swiss railway-station restaurant; “The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio” is laid in the accident ward of a hospital in Western United States; and so on. Ernest Hemingway made his literary start as a short-story writer. He has always excelled in that medium, and this...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway liebte Spanien wie eine zweite Heimat und war selbst im Spanischen Bürgerkrieg auf Seiten der Republikaner aktiv. Diesen Krieg machte er auch zum Schauplatz seines 1940 erschienenen Romans: Der amerikanische Sprengstoffexperte Robert Jordan soll im Auftrag der Republikaner eine Brücke vor Segovia sprengen. Dafür muss er hinter den feindlichen Linien mit einer Guerillagruppe zusammenarbeiten. Drei Tage verbringt er in deren Quartier, wo er sich in Maria verliebt. Doch Guerilla-Anführer Pablo misstraut Robert und bringt die gesamte Mission in...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Der Mittelgewichtsboxer Jack Brennan hat seine Glanzzeit hinter sich. Ein letztes Mal bereitet er sich auf den großen Kampf gegen Jimmy Walcott vor, doch das Training fällt ihm schwer. Erst als zwei dubiose Männer ihm für ein frühzeitiges K. o. eine hohe Summe anbieten, erwacht der alte Kampfgeist des irischen Dickschädels, typische Hemingway-Figur eines Mannes ohne Chance. Um eine Viertelmillion ist eine Sportgeschichte um einen zum Abtreten gezwungenen Meister, die sich durch Ernest Hemingways intime Milieukenntnis...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Both a revealing self-portrait and dramatic fictional chronicle of his final African safari, Ernest Hemingway's last unpublished work was written when he returned from Kenya in 1953. Edited by his son Patrick, who accompanied his father on the safari, True at First Light offers rare insights into the legendary American writer. A blend of autobiography and fiction, the book opens on the day his close friend Pop, a celebrated hunter, leaves Ernest in charge of the safari camp and news arrives of a potential attack from a hostile tribe. Drama continues to build as his wife, Mary, pursues the great black-maned lion that has become her obsession, and Ernest becomes involved with a young...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    From one of the best writers in American literature, a classic novel about smuggling, intrigue, and love. To Have and Have Not is the dramatic story of Harry Morgan, an honest man who is forced into running contraband between Cuba and Key West as a means of keeping his crumbling family financially afloat. His adventures lead him into the world of the wealthy and dissipated yachtsmen who throng the region and involve him in a strange and unlikely love affair. In this harshly realistic, yet oddly tender and wise novel, Hemingway perceptively delineates the personal struggles of both the 'haves' and the 'have nots' and creates one of the most subtle and moving portraits of a love affair...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Originally published in 1923, Ernest Hemingway's Three Stories and Ten Poems feature some of the expatriate's lesser known, but still wonderful, works. The stories and poems include: "Up in Michigan""Out of Season""My Old Man""Chapter Heading""Montparnasse""Roosevelt"And more!Originally privately published in Paris, Three Stories and Ten Poems holds an interesting history. The three stories "Up in Michigan," "Out of Season," and "My Old Man" were first seen in this collection, but "Up in Michigan" was banned and not considered publishable in America until 1938 because of its blatant sexuality. In addition, this original publication of the three stories is all that remains of Hemingway's...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was one of the most influential writers of all time. The American author, a newspaper journalist in his twenties, crafted a unique, terse style later emulated by many writers. He called this the 'Iceberg Theory' because much of any given story exists below the surface. Hemingway's adventurous lifestyle and larger-than-life persona brought admiration from future generations. Frank Marcopolos (1972-) founded 'The Whirligig' literary magazine in 1999, which has been called 'a landmark, demonstrating the power of the literary underground.' One reviewer said that 'you get this true lion-roaring sense that Editor Frank Marcopolos knows what he likes, and how to...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway's first critically acclaimed novel follows Jake Barnes, terribly injured in World War I, as he discovers the solace and shell-shocked immorality of the 'lost generation' in post-war Paris. This The Sun Also Rises on A+ AUDIO study guide was written by Robert Murray, a lecturer at Princeton University and the director of the Writing Center at Rutgers College. This program is presented by Frank Dwyer, a poet, playwright, actor, theater director, co-translator with Nicholas Saunders of 13 Russian plays, and author of four young-adult biographies. He is currently teaching Shakespeare at the California Institute of the Arts. A+ AUDIO is the innovative audio study guide...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    2007 Audie Award Finalist for Classics “The ideal companion for troubled times: equal parts Continental escape and serious grappling with the question of what it means to be, and feel, lost.” — The Wall Street Journal One of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read The Sun Also Rises is a classic example of Hemingway’s spare but powerful writing style. It celebrates the art and craft of Hemingway’s quintessential story of the Lost Generation—presented by the Hemingway family with illuminating supplementary material from the Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Library. A poignant look at the...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    "The Sun Also Rises" is a 1926 novel written by Ernest Hemingway about a group of American and British expatriates who travel from Paris to the Festival of San Fermín in Pamplona to watch the running of the bulls and the bullfights. Hemingway is widely considered one of the most influential American novelists of the 20th century and "The Sun Also Rises" is often called his greatest...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    The ideal introduction to the genius of Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories contains ten of Hemingway's most acclaimed and popular works of short fiction. Selected from Winner Take Nothing, Men Without Women, and The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories, this collection includes 'The Killers,' the first of Hemingway's mature stories to be accepted by an American periodical; the autobiographical 'Fathers and Sons,' which alludes, for the first time in Hemingway's career, to his father's suicide; 'The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber,' a 'brilliant fusion of personal observation, hearsay and invention,' wrote Hemingway's biographer, Carlos Baker; and...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Before he gained wide fame as a novelist, Ernest Hemingway established his literary reputation with his short stories. Set in the varied landscapes of Spain, Africa, and the American Midwest, this definitive audio collection traces the development and maturation of Hemingway's distinct and revolutionary storytelling style -- from the plain bold language of this first story to his mastery of seamless prose that contained a spare, eloquent pathos, as well as a sense of expansive solitude. These stories showcase the singular talent of a master, the most important American writer of the twentieth century. The Short Stories Volume III features Stacy Keach reading such favorites as: An Alpine...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    The definitive short story collection that established Ernest Hemingway's literary reputation, originally published in 1938. Ernest Hemingway is a cultural icon—an archetype of rugged masculinity, a romantic ideal of the intellectual in perpetual exile—but, to his countless readers, Hemingway remains a literary force much greater than his image. Of all of Hemingway’s canonical fictions, perhaps none demonstrate so forcefully the power of the author’s revolutionary style as his short stories. In classics like “Hills like White Elephants,” “The Butterfly in the Tank,” and “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” Hemingway shows...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Before he gained wide fame as a novelist, Ernest Hemingway established his literary reputation with his short stories. Set in the varied landscapes of Spain, Africa, and the American Midwest, this definitive audio collection traces the development and maturation of Hemingway's distinct and revolutionary storytelling style -- from the plain bald language of his first story to his mastery of seamless prose that contained a spare, eloquent pathos, as well as a sense of expansive solitude. These stories showcase the singular talent of a master, the most important American writer of the twentieth century. The Short Stories Gift Edition features Stacy Keach reading such favorites as: The...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    The definitive short story collection that established Ernest Hemingway's literary reputation, originally published in 1938. Ernest Hemingway is a cultural icon—an archetype of rugged masculinity, a romantic ideal of the intellectual in perpetual exile—but, to his countless readers, Hemingway remains a literary force much greater than his image. Of all of Hemingway’s canonical fictions, perhaps none demonstrate so forcefully the power of the author’s revolutionary style as his short stories. In classics like “Hills like White Elephants,” “The Butterfly in the Tank,” and “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” Hemingway shows...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    NEVER BEFORE ON AUDIO! ALL-NEW PRODUCTIONS OF TWENTY-FOUR CLASSIC ERNEST HEMINGWAY STORIES. This brand-new audio collection from the iconic Pulitzer and Nobel Prize–winning author is a listener’s delight. The two dozen short stories presented here have never been published on audio; these new recordings of classic stories will remind listeners of Ernest Hemingway’s incomparable mastery of the short story form. Included are three short stories on war—by one of history’s greatest writers on the subject—that were never published in any print or audio collection before 2019: “A Room on the Garden Side,” “Indian Country and the White...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    In Hollywood's Golden Age stars were everywhere. As well as entertaining us in the local movie theatre many of them came to our home, our very own living room. Here they would perform radio versions of big-name films. Screen Directors Guild Assignment was famous for the lavish use of stars in their productions. Listen now and find out why it really was just like having your very own film studio in your living...read more

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Schwer verletzt wartet der Schriftsteller Harry zu Füßen des Kilimandscharo auf sein Ende. Seine kreative Kraft ist längst erloschen: Seit er an der Seite einer reichen Frau ein luxuriöses Leben führt, hat er nichts mehr geschrieben. In Afrika wollte er zu einem einfachen Dasein zurückfinden. Im Fieberwahn kreisen seine Gedanken um sein vergeudetes Leben und seine ungeschriebenen Bücher, für die es nun zu spät ist. Schnee auf dem Kilimandscharo ist eines der persönlichsten Werke Hemingways, dessen Leidenschaft für die Großwildjagd ihn mehrmals nach Afrika geführt...read more

  • Kate Chopin

    'When you read (or listen to) a short story, you come out a little more aware and a little more in love with the world around you.' ~ George Saunders Here you will find 50 of the greatest public-domain short stories ever written, as curated by the staff of The Bookquarium, all performed by Frank Marcopolos. ('Thee perfect voice for audiobooks--it is so listenable!' said one reviewer.) Some of the greatest writers in history are included in this collection--Ernest Hemingway, Ayn Rand, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jack London, William Faulkner, Kate Chopin, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Stephen Crane, H.P. Lovecraft, Willa Cather, and Edgar Allan Poe among them. Frank...read more