The Torrents Of Spring: A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of a Great Race

The Torrents Of Spring: A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of a Great Race por Ernest Hemingway

Titulo del libro : The Torrents Of Spring: A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of a Great Race
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Autor : Ernest Hemingway
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ISBN : 0099909502
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The Torrents of Spring Spring is coming to the small towns of Michigan, but the snow still covers the land when Scripps O'Neil sets of for Chicago, decides to stop a while in Petoskey, and meets up with Yogi Johnson. Subtitled "A Romantic Novel in Honour of the Passing of a Great Race", this work parodies the themes and styles of the 'great race' of writers. Full description

Review
"Extraordinary tour de force ... For perhaps the first time in our literature, a kind of anti-Western Western" (Leslie A. Fiedler)

"Hemingway gave the century a way of making literary art that dealt with the remarkable violence of our time. He listened and watched and invented the language - using the power, the terror, of silences - with which we could name ourselves" (New York Times Book Review)

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Subtitled 'A Romantic Novel in Honour of the Passing of a Great Race', The Torrents of Spring - Hemingway's second published work - wonderfully parodies the themes and styles of the 'great race' of writers of his generation.

Spring is coming to the small towns of Michigan, but the snow still covers the land when Scripps O'Neil sets of for Chicago, decides to stop a while in Petoskey, and meets up with Yogi Johnson.

Their bizarre stories are a brilliant satire on conventional fiction. The characters they meet are absurd and yet strangely familiar. Short, fast-paced, funny, The Torrents of Spring throws light on Hemingway's later work - and is a delight to read

'Extraordinary tour de force... For perhaps the first time in our literature, a kind of anti-Western Western' Leslie A. Fiedler


Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899 as the son of a doctor and the second of six children. After a stint as an ambulance driver at the Italian front, Hemingway came home to America in 1919, only to return to the battlefield &ndash