"“I mistrust all frank and simple people” declares Jake Barnes, the cynical narrator of this torrid tale of dissolute expats. Luckily for Jake there aren’t that many frank and simple people in this story.
Set in Paris in an undetermined period after the First World War the novel follows the lives of a group of American and British expats. Jake recounts the goings on to us, in between working the odd hour in his job as a reporter for an American ..."
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"...who are present during a fiesta in a small Spanish village. With unparalleled precision, Hemingway describes the atmosphere in the village, like the relationship between the inhabitants and the rich tourists. He also describes a “Corrida”, the bull fight, with
The main characters in his book lead the lives of social outcasts in France and Spain and all suffer from the aftermath of the First World War. In one way or another each ..."
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