The Garden of Eden (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, 25 lug 2002 - 240 pagine
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A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in 1961. Set on the C˘te d'Azur in the 1920s, it is the story of a young American writer, David Bourne, his glamorous wife, Catherine, and the dangerous, erotic game they play when they fall in love with the same woman. "A lean, sensuous narrative...taut, chic, and strangely contemporary," The Garden of Eden represents vintage Hemingway, the master "doing what nobody did better" (R. Z. Sheppard, Time).

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Vivid imagery despite a concise writing style. - Goodreads
All it was to me was regurgitated insane banter! - Goodreads
Incredibly bizarre characterization. - Goodreads
The plot, however, is a little iffy. - Goodreads
Hemingway can't really write bad prose. - Goodreads
Wow! Very intense with a surprise ending. - Goodreads

Review: The Garden of Eden

Recensione dell'utente  - Derek Ganzhorn - Goodreads

What a confounding book. The folk industry built around Hemingway and all the other cafe-goers of Paris has such a large claim on American literary consciousness that it's sometimes hard to remember ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: The Garden of Eden

Recensione dell'utente  - Johan Haneveld - Goodreads

Of course I read 'The old man and the sea' as a teenager, which made an indelible expression in its stark depiction of a man pitting his last hope on catching a sailfish, and seeing that hope smashed ... Leggi recensione completa

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Ernest Hemingway did more to influence the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established him as one of the greatest literary lights of the 20th century. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He died in 1961.

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