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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
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Mar 08, 14

it was amazing
Read from February 16 to March 08, 2014

It's crazy that simple structure and few words can create such depth and power. Throughout the story I ended up pondering what other vehicles produce a similar effect and I could only come up with a few.

Reading Hemingway is like eating at a chefs place who makes the food the star of the dinner. Any technique used it only meant to enhance the natural tastes of the ingredients. It's also like walking into a modern house where the balance of form and function is at it most complete. Everything is startlingly beautiful and serves a purpose.

I guess all great artists can find a way not to overwork their medium.

Reading Hemingway so makes me wonder why I read half the crap I do.

So, up next, the second 1,000+ page book of 10 in a fantasy series that all falls within the same universe of the authors other series.

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02/16/2014 marked as: currently-reading
03/08/2014 marked as: read

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