The Garden of Eden, 1986

The Garden of Eden, 1986

Literature has always been one of the most influential aspects of western culture. People see relevant themes and ethical guidelines carried out by their beloved characters and then they apply them to their lives. While Hollywood can have the same impact, literature has a long and rich legacy of impacting the people. Further, there are […]

Islands in the Stream, 1970

Islands in the Stream, 1970

Islands in the Stream is the first of many books that were published posthumously by famed and famous novelist Ernest Hemingway. This book was initially released with the intention of improving his reputation after the publication and subsequent negative reactions to Hemingway’s Across the River and Into the Trees. He initially started on this book […]

The Old Man and the Sea, 1952

The Old Man and the Sea, 1952

Ernest Hemingway’s novel entitled: The Old Man And The Sea, received the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize award for fiction in literature in 1954, and was recognized by the Nobel Committee which bestowed on him the Nobel Prize for Literature as well. In the same year Ernest Hemingway bequeathed his Nobel Prize gold medal in appreciation and […]

Across the River and into the Trees, 1950

Across the River and into the Trees, 1950

First published in serialized form in 5 installments in Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1950, Across the River and into the Trees is a literary classic written by American author Ernest Hemingway. Primarily, the novel’s overarching theme is death, and the way it is approached, revered and handled by man. At the time of its publication, Ernest […]

For Whom the Bell Tolls, 1940

For Whom the Bell Tolls, 1940

For Whom The Bell Tolls is perhaps the greatest work ever written by Ernest Hemingway, and it tells the tale of what it means to sacrifice oneself for a higher ideal. There is a lot going on in the book that a lot of readers will connect to, and it is important that all the […]

To Have and Have Not, 1937

To Have and Have Not, 1937

To Have and Have Not started as a short story, “One Trip Across” published in the Cosmopolitan in 1934 when it introduced to the world the character Harry Morgan. A subsequent story was written in 1936 and published in Esquire, and this is the point at which Hemingway decided to pen a full novel on […]

A Farewell to Arms, 1929

A Farewell to Arms, 1929

A Farewell to Arms is one of Ernest Hemingway’s best selling novels, and it established him as a spectacular, modern day author. This novel is divided into five books, and it’s based on his experience in the Italian campaign of World War I. It was published in 1929 by Scribner, and has 355 pages. And […]

The Torrents of Spring, 1926

The Torrents of Spring, 1926

Torrents of Spring is a lesser known work of literary great Ernest Hemingway. This novella was a critical retort against Sherwood Anderson’s Dark Laughter. This novella is set in Michigan where two pump factory workers search for the ideal woman. WWI vet Yogi Johnson and writer Scripps O’Neil engage in a series of entertaining exploits […]

The Sun Also Rises, 1926

The Sun Also Rises, 1926

The Two Main Characters The focus of this story centers around two people. Many critics believe “The Sun Also Rises” is a love story regardless of love never being a focal point. But we can’t help but imagine a fairy-tale romance between our two protagonists. They are Jake Barnes and Brett Ashley. For women in […]