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Ernest Hemingway, Men Without Women

· 11 November 2010 |  by Maarten
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Ernest Hemingway

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Deze uitgave:
Engels
Arrow Books, 2004
132 pagina’s, paperback
isbn: 9780099909309

Oorspronkelijke uitgave:
Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1928

Men Without Women was a milestone in Hemingway’s career. Fiesta had already established him as a novelist of exceptional power, but with these short stories, his second collection, he showed that it is possible, within the space of a few pages, to recreate a scene with absolute truth, bringing to life details observed only by the eye of a uniquely gifted artist.

Hemingway’s men are bullfighters and boxers, hired hands and hard drinkers, gangsters and gunmen. Each of their stories deals with masculine toughness unsoftened by woman’s hand. Incisive, hard-edged, pared down to the bare minimum, they are classic Hemingway territory.

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