Ernest Hemingway

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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. After high school he reported for a few months for The Kansas City Star, before leaving for the Italian fro
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April 2015 Revisit the Shelf Classic Reread

 
  14 votes, 27.5%

1938, Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, 448 pages
 
  10 votes, 19.6%

 
  5 votes, 9.8%

1726, Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, 306 pages
 
  5 votes, 9.8%

1929, A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, 293 pages
 
  5 votes, 9.8%

 
  4 votes, 7.8%

1895, The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, 118 pages
 
  4 votes, 7.8%

1818, Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, 251 pages
 
  2 votes, 3.9%

1952, East of Eden by John Steinbeck, 601 pages
 
  1 vote, 2.0%

1957, Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, 592 pages
 
  1 vote, 2.0%

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