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In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway
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it was ok
bookshelves: classics

Hemingway's technique is beautiful. Even reading without effort, you can get a full sense of the things left unsaid, and closer reading shows extreme efficiency of detail. Also a great choice of scenes.

I'm still giving it two stars because I couldn't work up enthusiasm for much besides the style - I might just be too far from the post-war era, or Hemingway-style manliness, to fully appreciate it. A Farewell to Arms, with a bit more emotional payoff in addition to style, made a much stronger impression on me.
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Reading Progress

April 19, 2017 – Shelved
April 19, 2017 – Shelved as: queued
May 7, 2017 – Started Reading
May 26, 2017 – Shelved as: classics
May 26, 2017 – Finished Reading

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