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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


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`A Farewell to Arms' tells a gripping story as the tenente endures much pain and misery and hardship in addition to appraising his own moral attitudes and passions. The books cover initial meeting with nurse Catherine Barkley and his being wounded, then growth of their relationship, followed by return to the front, defeat and retreat, escape from his own allies, and a finale in /5(K). `A Farewell to Arms' tells a gripping story as the tenente endures much pain and misery and hardship in addition to appraising his own moral attitudes and passions. The books cover initial meeting with nurse Catherine Barkley and his being wounded, then growth of their relationship, followed by return to the front, defeat and retreat, escape from his own allies, and a finale in /5(). A Farewell to Arms, third novel by Ernest Hemingway, published in Its depiction of the existential disillusionment of the “ Lost Generation ” echoes his early short stories and his first major novel, The Sun Also Rises (). A FAREWELL TO ARMS BOOK ONE 1 In the late summer of that year we lived in a house in a village that looked across the river and the plain to the mountains. In the bed of the river there were pebbles and boulders, dry and white in the sun, and the water was clear and swiftly moving and blue in the s:

A Farewell to Arms is probably the best novel written about World War I (with Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front a strong runner-up), and it bears comparison to the best American books about World War II (Norman Mailer's The Naked and the Dead and Catch by Joseph Heller among them), Korea (James Salter's The Hunters), and Vietnam . Frederick Henry is the protagonist, main character, and narrator is A Farewell to Arms. The title "Tenente" is most often used in regard to Henry. Henry is reckless, he drinks too much, and as a result, suffers needless injuries. A Farewell to Arms. A Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in A Farewell to Arms and in-depth analyses of Frederic Henry, Catherine Barkley, and Rinaldi.   When Ernest Hemingway wrote A Farewell to Arms in , it was a contemporary novel, but today it's a period piece. The novel depicts an ambulance driver's personal view of the Italian Campaign of World War I, and readers get a window into Italian rural life, the dangers faced by wartime medical personnel and civilians, and gender roles during the 5/5.

Book Summary A Farewell to Arms begins in the Alps around the frontier between Italy and present-day Slovenia. Allied with Britain, France, and Russia against the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Germany, Italy is responsible for preventing the Austro-Hungarian forces from assisting the Germans on the war's western front, and Russia in the east. Written when Ernest Hemingway was thirty years old and lauded as the best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse/5(K).   Ernest Hemingway did more to change the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established Hemingway as one of the greatest literary lights of the twentieth century. As part of the expatriate community in s Paris, the former journalist and World War I ambulance 4/4(17).   The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Hemingway's frank portrayal of the love between Lieutenant Henry and Catherine Barkley, caught in the inexorable sweep of war, glows with an intensity unrivaled in /5().