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Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises

Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises

Author: Ernest Hemingway
Series: Arrow Classic S.
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Paris in the twenties: Pernod, parties and expatriate Americans, loose-living on money from home. Jake is wildly in love with Brett Ashley, aristocratic and irresistibly beautiful, but with an abandoned, sensuous nature that she cannot change.


When the couple drifts to Spain to the dazzle of the fiesta and the heady atmosphere of the bullfight, their affair is strained by new passions, new jealousies, and Jake must finally learn that he will never possess the woman he loves.


Powerful, intense and magnificent, Fiesta is the novel which established Ernest Hemingway as a writer of genius, and set him on the way to being one of the greatest literary novelists of the twentieth century.

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Author won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954

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Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899 as the son of a doctor and the second of six children. After a stint as an ambulance driver at the Italian front, Hemingway came home to America in 1919, only to return to the battlefield - this time as a reporter on the Greco-Turkish war - in 1922. Resigning from journalism to focus on his writing instead, he moved to Paris where he renewed his earlier friendship with fellow American expatriates such as Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. Through the years, Hemingway travelled widely and wrote avidly, becoming an internationally recognized literary master of his craft. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, following the publication of The Old Man and the Sea. He died in 1961.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099908500
  • : Random House
  • : Arrow Books Ltd
  • : December 1993
  • : 175mm X 109mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : en
  • : New edition
  • : New edition
  • : Paperback
  • : Modern fiction
  • : Paperback
  • : Modern fiction
  • : 216
  • : 216
  • : Ernest Hemingway
  • : Ernest Hemingway
  • : 813.52
  • : 813.52