Category: Ernest Hemingway

Review: Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway

Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 1 Ernest Hemingway’s Islands in the Stream was published posthumously and was expurgated by Hemingway’s wife.  A note in the preface states that she removed certain portions of the book… Continue Reading “Review: Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway”

The Ernest Hemingway Audiobook Library! (Simon & Schuster)

I was recently contacted by the Audio division of Simon & Schuster, who let me know that the Complete Works of Ernest Hemingway were about to be released, for the first time, as an audiobook collection.  As a fan of Hemingway, I was thrilled.  Then,… Continue Reading “The Ernest Hemingway Audiobook Library! (Simon & Schuster)”

Review: For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

Summary: For Whom the Bell Tolls is the fifth of Hemingway’s works (not including short stories) that I’ve gotten through.  Out of two novellas (The Torrents of Spring and Old Man and the Sea) and two other novels (The Sun Also Rises and A… Continue Reading “Review: For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway”

Reviews: The Earlies Part 4

So Hard to Say by Alex Sanchez Meh. Sanchez’s novels are okay for pre-teen/teen readers, I guess. They’re simple and generally truthful. But, if you or someone you know is interested in really good, moving young adult fiction involving gay characters or themes, check… Continue Reading “Reviews: The Earlies Part 4”

Review: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway is hit or miss, for me. I fell in love with A Farewell to Arms. I found The Old Man and the Sea a bit sluggish (though, admittedly, this is the point). I have thoroughly enjoyed some of the short stories, and wondered… Continue Reading “Review: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway”

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