Hemingway's frank portrayal of the love between Lieutenant Henry and Catherine Barkley, caught in the inexorable sweep of war, glows with an intensity unrivaled in modern literature, while his description of the German attack on Caporetto, of lines of fired men marching in the rain, hungry, weary, and demoralized, is one of the greatest moments in literary history.
A story of love and pain, of loyalty and desertion, A Farewell to Arms, written when he was 30 years old, represents a new romanticism for Hemingway.
©1929 Charles Scribner's Sons. Copyright renewed ©1957 Ernest Hemingway; (P)2006 Simon & Schuster Inc. AUDIOWORKS is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Yes, the reader was good, the story absorbing
I'm writing this review several months after I listened to it - nothing particularly stands out.
I cried at certain points
Very masterful work by Hemingway - typical existential theme Hemingway employs in most of his works. Definitely recommend for those that appreciate literary masterpieces.
Absolutely wonderful performance by the reader on a classic. I just don't know whether to cry or linger in disbelief at Hemingway's audacious attempt to convey meaning in such an engaging story.
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The narrator actually sucked me into this book. His accents and imitations of the characters in the story brought the book to life. Great job audible.
Fine book and an American Classic. Hemingway was a true craftsman. This was my fifth reading. I admire his writing
the first book of Hemingways that I have listened to. the narration is very good, which is why I stuck with it. but the story ran dry and felt no connection with the characters.
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