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message 1: by Rachel Jorquera , Moderator (new)

Rachel Jorquera  (racheljorquera) | 2992 comments Mod
In honor of one of our greatest, Ernest Hemingway, this challenge follows a list Hemingway himself wrote down for a young writer, 1934.

By joining the challenge you too can find out what made these short stories and books so important. You can read the article here: http://www.openculture.com/2013/05/er...


The Master List

“The Blue Hotel” by Stephen Crane
“The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Dubliners by James Joyce
The Red and the Black by Stendhal
Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Hail and Farewell by George Moore
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Oxford Book of English Verse
The Enormous Room by E.E. Cummings
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Far Away and Long Ago by W.H. Hudson
The American by Henry James

Added by Rach
A Farewell To Arms by Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway
The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway
The Complete Short Stories by Hemingway
With Hemingway: A Year in Key West and Cuba by Arnold Samuelson


message 2: by Rachel Jorquera , Moderator (last edited Feb 13, 2018 09:50AM) (new)

Rachel Jorquera  (racheljorquera) | 2992 comments Mod
I am definitely in!

“The Blue Hotel” by Stephen Crane - read on 1.13.2018
“The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane - read on 02.11.2018
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Dubliners by James Joyce
The Red and the Black by Stendhal
Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Hail and Farewell by George Moore
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Oxford Book of English Verse
The Enormous Room by E.E. Cummings
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Far Away and Long Ago by W.H. Hudson
The American by Henry James

Added by Rach
A Farewell To Arms by Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway
The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway
The Complete Short Stories by Hemingway
With Hemingway: A Year in Key West and Cuba by Arnold Samuelson


message 3: by Sylvie (last edited Jan 10, 2018 10:51AM) (new)

Sylvie (frqs37) | 85 comments The Master List

“The Blue Hotel” by Stephen Crane
“The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert nope! Didn't like
Dubliners by James Joyce
The Red and the Black by Stendhal
Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Hail and Farewell by George Moore
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Oxford Book of English Verse
The Enormous Room by E.E. Cummings
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Far Away and Long Ago by W.H. Hudson
The American by Henry James

Added by Rach
A Farewell To Arms by Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway
The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway
The Complete Short Stories by Hemingway
With Hemingway: A Year in Key West and Cuba by Arnold Samuelson


message 4: by KarenMc (new)

KarenMc | 47 comments The Master List

“The Blue Hotel” by Stephen Crane
“The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Dubliners by James Joyce
The Red and the Black by Stendhal
Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Hail and Farewell by George Moore
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Oxford Book of English Verse
The Enormous Room by E.E. Cummings
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Far Away and Long Ago by W.H. Hudson
The American by Henry James

Added by Rach
A Farewell To Arms by Hemingway
📚The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway
The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway
The Complete Short Stories by Hemingway
With Hemingway: A Year in Key West and Cuba by Arnold Samuelson


message 5: by Catherine (new)

Catherine | 242 comments I'll give this a try. :)

The Master List

“The Blue Hotel” by Stephen Crane
“The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Dubliners by James Joyce
The Red and the Black by Stendhal
Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Hail and Farewell by George Moore
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Oxford Book of English Verse
The Enormous Room by E.E. Cummings
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Far Away and Long Ago by W.H. Hudson
The American by Henry James

Added by Rach
A Farewell To Arms by Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway
The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway
The Complete Short Stories by Hemingway
With Hemingway: A Year in Key West and Cuba by Arnold Samuelson


message 6: by Becky (new)

Becky | 105 comments Question - would The Garden of Eden by Hemingway count?


message 7: by Rachel Jorquera , Moderator (new)

Rachel Jorquera  (racheljorquera) | 2992 comments Mod
Becky wrote: "Question - would The Garden of Eden by Hemingway count?"

Hi Becky!

Not for this challenge but definitely an awesome read!


message 8: by Becky (new)

Becky | 105 comments Rachel Skye wrote: "Becky wrote: "Question - would The Garden of Eden by Hemingway count?"

Hi Becky!

Not for this challenge but definitely an awesome read!"



Couldn't hurt to ask :) LOL


message 9: by Melissa (ladybug) (last edited Nov 03, 2021 09:53AM) (new)

Melissa (ladybug) (ladybugsdoodles) | 111 comments Coffee & Books - The Hemingway Challenge

The Master List

The Blue Hotel by Stephen Crane
The Open Boat by Stephen Crane
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Dubliners by James Joyce
The Red and the Black by Stendhal
Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (1/21/21) ★
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Hail and Farewell by George Moore
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Oxford Book of English Verse
The Enormous Room by E.E. Cummings
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (12/31/2016) ★★
Far Away and Long Ago by W.H. Hudson
The American by Henry James

Added by Rach
A Farewell To Arms by Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway (12/16/2011) ★★★
The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway (1/22/21) ★
The Complete Short Stories by Hemingway
With Hemingway: A Year in Key West and Cuba by Arnold Samuelson


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