Ernest Hemingway
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Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway ranks as the most famous of twentieth-century American writers; like Mark Twain, Hemingway is one of those rare authors most people know about, whether they have read him or not. The difference is that Twain, with his white suit, ubiquitous cigar, and easy wit, survives in the public imagination as a basically, lovable figure, while the deeply imprinted image of Hemingway as rugged and macho has been much less universally admired, for all his fame. Hemingway has been regarded less as a writer dedicated to his craft than as a man of action who happened to be afflicted with genius. When he won the Nobel Prize in 1954, Time magazine reported the news under Heroes rather than Books and went on to describe the author as "a globe-trotting expert on bullfights, booze, women, wars, big game hunting, deep sea fishing, and courage." Hemingway did in fact address all those subjects in his books, and he acquired his expertise through well-reported acts of participation as well as of observation; by going to all the wars of his time, hunting and fishing for great beasts, marrying four times, occasionally getting into fistfights, drinking too much, and becoming, in the end, a worldwide celebrity recognizable for his signature beard and challenging physical pursuits.

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    • For Whom the Bell Tolls

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: Campbell Scott
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,959
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,934
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,947

    Greater in power, broader in scope, and more intensely emotional than any of the author's previous works, For Whom the Bell Tolls stands as one of the best war novels of all time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Mountains of Spain

    • By Anonymous User on 01-12-09

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Old Man and the Sea

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: Donald Sutherland
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,043
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,008
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,995

    Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella confirmed Hemingway's power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truly a Classic

    • By Dave on 07-01-08

    Regular price: $15.93

    • The Sun Also Rises

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,363
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,779
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,782

    The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway's masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful style....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed with narration

    • By Mary Jo Ignoffo on 04-17-15

    Regular price: $26.60

    • A Farewell to Arms

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: John Slattery
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,271
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,706
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,695

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is not unabridged

    • By Valerian on 06-17-11

    Regular price: $31.93

    • A Moveable Feast

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,519
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,181

    Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hemingway without being TOO Hemingway

    • By Cathy Dopp on 09-20-06

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 121

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extraordinary reading.

    • By Septimus MacGhilleglas on 05-18-11

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Short Stories, Volume I

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 380
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 213

    Before he gained wide fame as a novelist, Ernest Hemingway established his literary reputation with his short stories...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful.

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-24-16

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Islands in the Stream

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: Bruce Greenwood
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 768
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 612
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 611

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hemingway was a Genius

    • By Ian on 08-04-06

    Regular price: $35.93

    • To Have and Have Not

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 618
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 475

    Harsh, realistic, yet with one of the most subtle and moving relationships in the Hemingway oeuvre, To Have and Have Not is literary high adventure at its finest....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love Hemingway, Patton not so much

    • By Darryl on 09-03-13

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Green Hills of Africa

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: Josh Lucas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 298
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 235

    His second major venture into nonfiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Life Well Lived

    • By Nick on 10-05-07

    Regular price: $23.93

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