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Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway
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My journey through Hemingway's works continues and 'Men Without Women' was no let down. The testosterone is flowing in this collection of short stories and the author's narrative is constantly catching the macho emotions amid the standard Hemingway vivid scene description. We move from bullfighters, to gangsters, to boxers, to road trippers. Often the stories are based in the romance of continental Europe, a place for which, it is clear, Hemingway has a special affinity. very often we leave the story abruptly with a typical open-ended cliffhanger, allowing us to ponder the future development of the characters. Each of the stories could quite easily become a novel in themselves and in that sense 'Men Without Women' leaves us thirsty for more.
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Reading Progress

November 18, 2014 – Started Reading
November 18, 2014 – Shelved
November 19, 2014 – Shelved as: fiction
November 20, 2014 – Finished Reading

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