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Read A Farewell to Arms ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ú ➟ A Farewell to Arms free download ➤ Author Ernest Hemingway – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk Farväl till vapnen som utspelas under första världskriget är en av Hemingways största romansuccéer Amerikanske Frederic med tydliga drag av Hemingway själv har gåWell PDF or följer är så spännande och gripande att det är lätt att förstå att denna bok brukar nämnas som en av de främsta världskrigsromanerna Här i nyöversättning och med ett initierat efterord av Christian Ekval. Well that was disappointingFor several months I've been focused on reading classic literature mostly as a way to dig deep and enrich my life during these trying political times Until now it has been an incredibly rewarding experience This Hemingway novel was my first dud I wanted to like this book I've been reading on World War I this past year and thought A Farewell to Arms would fit both my WWI interest and my goal of appreciating classics But ol' Hem as I learned to call him in A Moveable Feast a book of his I did like didn't make it easy for me when he wrote the character of Catherine Barkley Catherine plays the love interest in this novel and she is so insipid silly and annoying that I started dreading this bookThe story follows Frederic Henry an American serving as an ambulance driver in the Italian army during the war He meets Catherine who is a British nurse and they fall in love Catherine eventually becomes pregnant and they manage to escape to Switzerland The ending of this book is depressing as are most war novelsBut the sad ending isn't why I disliked this book so much Hemingway is famous for his terse prose but I think in this book it does him a disservice The characters are two dimensional the war scenes lacked grit and the whole novel just felt flat to me Hem does have a few famous lines that came from Farewell some noted below which is what kept this book from a 1 rating for me I listened to this on audio performed by the talented John Slattery of Mad Men fame but not even he could make me excited to read this Hemingway book It reminded me of when I listened to Colin Firth read Graham Greene's The End of the Affair and Firth's marvelousness couldn't salvage that novel either Both are good actors doing their best with mediocre textsIf I were going to recommend a World War I novel to someone I would tell them to read All uiet on the Western Front and to skip Farewell I'll circle back around to some other Hem novels in the future but for now I'm going to enjoy a break from his tersenessNote My first instinct when writing this review was to imitate Hem's signature style lots of fine and true and good and courage and whatnot but frankly Warwick wrote his review so well that I abandoned the idea and encourage you to check out his grand version Good uotesAll thinking men are atheistsIf people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them so of course it kills them The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places But those that will not break it kills It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurryI know the night is not the same as the day that all things are different that the things of the night cannot be explained in the day because they do not then exist and the night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has startedFinal ThoughtOne addendum is that I had a print copy of A Farewell to Arms that included Hemingway's introduction to the 1948 edition and I liked those 3 12 pages better than I liked the entire novel If you do give this book a chance try to find a copy with that author introThe fact that the book was a tragic one did not make me unhappy since I believed that life was a tragedy and knew it could have only one end But finding you were able to make something up; to create truly enough so that it made you happy to read it; and to do this every day you worked was something that gave me a greater pleasure than any I had ever known Beside it nothing else mattered

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Farväl till vapnen som utspelas under första världskriget är en av Hemingways största romansuccéer Amerikanske Frederic med tydliga drag av Hemingway själv har gått med som frivillig i kriget som ambulansförare Han såra. I feel like awarding the great Hemingway only two stars has officially consigned me to the seventh circle of literary hell But I must be honest By this website's criteria two stars indicates that a book is okay and to me that describes this work perfectlyHemingway himself is undeniably gifted I love his succinct style though at times it degenerates to downright caveman speak his honest diction and his wonderful sense of humor That being said he gets away with utterly ignoring most rules of writing which I admire at times but let's face it some of those rules are there for a REASON This book is overflowing with extreme run on sentences constant use of ualifiers I think very might actually be his VERY favorite word adjectives even NOUNS used four or five times in the same paragraph and long stretches of dialogue involving than two speakers with absolutely no indication of who is saying what if I hadn't been reading a library book I would have color coded the darn thing And besides style the story itself just didn't grab me I didn't give two farts about the self absorbed unthinking unfeeling protagonist or his codependent psychologically damaged doormat of a girlfriend This is NOT a love story In fact I feel sorry for anyone who thinks it is Men who hate women are incapable of writing love stories And for the life of me I can't derive a theme or even a general POINT to this book unless mayhap it is stupid senseless tragedy happens sometimes to people you don't care about I did feel like crying several times while reading though but only because of the mention of alcohol on almost every page of text I could literally HEAR Hemingway drinking himself to death It broke my heartCRAP WE LET HIM GET AWAY WITH BECAUSE HE'S HEMINGWAYWe walked to the door and I saw her go in and down the hall I liked to watch her move She went on down the hall I went on home It was a hot night and there was a good deal going on up in the mountains I watched the flashes on San Gabriele I stopped in front of the Villa Rossa The shutters were up but it was still going on inside Somebody was singing I went on home FOR THE LOVE WILL SOMEBODY HELP THIS GUY GET HOMEI came up onto a road Ahead I saw some troops coming down the road I limped along the side of the road and they passed me and paid no attention to me They were a machine gun detachment going up toward the river I went on down the road FOR THE LOVE WILL SOMEBODY HELP THIS GUY GO ON DOWN THE ROADAnd now that I've slammed him so hard here is a glimpse at the genius that allows him to get away with it allFAVORITE UOTESIf people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them so of course it kills them The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places But those that will not break it kills It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurryThey were beaten to start with They were beaten when they took them from their farms and put them in the army That is why the peasant has wisdom because he is defeated from the start Put him in power and see how wise he isThe coward dies a thousand deaths the brave but one Who said it He was probably a coward He knew a great deal about cowards but nothing about the brave The brave dies perhaps two thousand deaths if he's intelligent He simply doesn't mention themLife isn't hard to manage when you've nothing to loseI was blown up while we were eating cheeseAND MY FAVORITE SCENE His friend Rinaldi begins the dialogueLoan me fifty lireI dried my hands and took out my pocket book from the inside of my tunic hanging on the wall Rinaldi took the note folded it without rising from the bed and slid it in his breeches pocket He smiled I must make on Miss Barkley the impression of a man of sufficient wealth You are my great and good friend and financial protectorGo to hell I said

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A Farewell to ArmsS av granatsplitter och hamnar på sjukhus där han vårdas av sjuksköterskan Catherine som han förälskar sig i När skadan är läkt och Frederic måste återvända till fronten är Catherine redan gravid Det som sedan A Fare. I'm not a Hemingway guy I yearn for internal dialogue various and ladened spiritual uestioning and deep psychology in my characters I prefer writing that is smooth and philosophical Hemingway gives me little of thisBut the settings of this book were beautiful and the dialogue between characters poignant By the end I found that Hemingway had craftily fucked with me to the point of my complete immersion into the novel It made me cry