A Farewell to Arms

By: Hemingway, Ernest

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1st printing. 1949 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 277 pp. The story of a troubled romance, set against the Italian campaign of World War I. Hemingway's third novel, and his first bestseller, which confirmed his status as one of the great's of American literature. He went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. A Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway set during the Italian campaign of World War I. The book, published in 1929, is a first-person account of American Frederic Henry, serving as a Lieutenant (Tenente) in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army. The title is taken from a poem by 16th-century English dramatist George Peele. A Farewell to Arms is about a love affair between the expatriate American Henry and Catherine Barkley against the backdrop of the First World War, cynical soldiers, fighting and the displacement of populations. The publication of A Farewell to Arms cemented Hemingway's stature as a modern American writer, became his first best-seller, and is described by biographer Michael Reynolds as the premier American war novel from that debacle World War I. Keywords: LITERATURE AMERICAN FICTION WORLD WAR I WWI MILITARY NOVEL ITALIAN CAMPAIGN FAREWELL TO ARMS ERNEST HEMINGWAY BOOKS TO FILM

Title: A Farewell to Arms

Author: Hemingway, Ernest

Categories: Pulitzer Prize Winners, Nobel Prize Winners, American, Military, Books to Film,

Edition: 1st Printing

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1949

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2200041