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Homage to Switzerland

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"Homage to Switzerland" concerns various conversations at a Swiss railway-station restaurant.
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Published 2010 (first published 1932)
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Manno
Dec 27, 2015 Manno rated it really liked it
3.5-ish This is such an odd story, and I think I'll have to re-read it and try to interpret it again, see if I pick up something new. My rating of it will probably change. He really leaves you to make your own assumptions about everything and is very scarce with offering context. But the story did amuse me on multiple occasions and I really was intrigued by the portrayal of American men in it.
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Sep 13, 2016 Varniit Nigam rated it really liked it
reading this short story by Hemingway gives you another chance to know that this guy knew the ways of writing in offbeat levels that differentiate and create distinction among his pattern of using precision and iceberg theory in all those works.
here, this story tackles more personal issues where we come across as reading it with people whom we believe that are repeating themselves but are actually being different entities where it bears similarities with writer's own way of suicide.
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Shelves: lit, audio-book
Audio book read by Julian Barnes, who has a lovely voice.
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Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story ...more
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