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|Winner Take Nothing
publisher: Querido, Amsterdam, 1933
refered to by:
Double Play: The Story of an Amazing World Record
Frank Martinus Arion
|Winner Take Nothing, Ernest Hemingway's first book of fiction after the publication of A Farewell to Arms in 1929, contained fourteen stories of varying length. Some of them had appeared in magazines, but the majority had not been published before.
'A Clean, Well-Lighted Place' is about an old Spanish
| Beggar. '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 always excelled in that medium. This volume reveals him at his best.
|BOOKS BY ERNEST HEMINGWAY:|
The First Forty-Nine Stories
This anthology includes two stories about East Africa: 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro and 'The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber'.
|In Our Time|
Fifteen vignettes concerning the conflicts, situations, problems, and personalities characteristic of contemporary society.
|Men Without Women|
Stories of macho-men with a sensitive heart.
|Winner Take Nothing|
|A Farewell to Arms|
This is the story of Lieutenant Henry, an American, and Catherine Barkley, a British nurse. The two meet in Italy, and almost immediately Hemingway sets up the central tension of the novel: the tenuous nature of love in a time of war.
|For Whom the Bell Tolls|
High in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer, has been sent to handle the dynamiting. There, in the mountains, he finds the dangers and the intense comradeship of war. And there he discovers Maria, a young woman who has escaped from Franco's rebels...
|The Old Man and the Sea|
Hemingway's Nobel Prize-winning story of a Cuban fisherman's struggle with a great fish - a struggle between man and the elements, the hunter and the hunted.
|The Sun Also Rises|
In the socially dislocated period after World War I, an American expatriate and a British peeress conduct a hopeless love affair.
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