Ernest Hemingway


Born
in Oak Park, Illinois, The United States
July 21, 1899

Died
July 02, 1961

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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 collections and two non-fiction works. Three novels, four collections of short stories and three non-fiction works were published posthumously. Many of these are considered classics of American literature.

Hemingway was raised in Oak Park, Illinois, and after high school he reported for a few months for The Kansas City Star, before leaving for the Italian
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“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
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“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
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1818, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, 273 pages
 
  26 votes, 14.9%

1860, The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins, 672 pages
 
  23 votes, 13.1%

 
  21 votes, 12.0%

1953, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, 227 pages
 
  15 votes, 8.6%

1847, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, 507 pages
 
  14 votes, 8.0%

1929, A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, 355 pages
 
  14 votes, 8.0%

 
  12 votes, 6.9%

1935, Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier, 320 pages
 
  12 votes, 6.9%

1897, Dracula by Bram Stoker, 488 pages
 
  11 votes, 6.3%

 
  10 votes, 5.7%

1814, Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, 507 pages
 
  7 votes, 4.0%

 
  6 votes, 3.4%

 
  4 votes, 2.3%

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