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Divided into three parts, Islands in the Stream is Hemingway's last work, originally published posthumously in 1970, nine years after his death. ...Show synopsisDivided into three parts, Islands in the Stream is Hemingway's last work, originally published posthumously in 1970, nine years after his death. Thomas Hudson is an artist and adventurer. In the 1930s, Hudson is living in the Bimini Islands in the Gulf Stream. Separated from his sons for most of the year by their controlling mother, Hudson lives a life carved out by the rolling waves of the sea and the currents of the tide. When his sons come to visit the island, Hudson is forced to come to terms with his unfamiliar role as a father. This compelling novel follows Hudson's evolution from contemplative artist to antisubmarine adventurer during WWII. Hudson must face the harsh realities of life and death, alongside a cast of colourful and vivid characters, in war-time Cuba and at sea. Drawing on Hemingway's own experiences, Islands in the Stream combines one of his most complex and troubled characters with his most exquisite descriptions of nature, in a novel rich in both reflection and action.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. No dust jacket. Yellowing pages, very readable, shelf wear...Good. No dust jacket. Yellowing pages, very readable, shelf wear. Have dust jacket? 1972 edition. 398 p. Audience: General/trade. Synopsis Hemingway's novel is about an artist-adventurer, Thomas Hudson, tracing his life from Bimini in the 1930s to the coast of Cuba in World War II. Publisher's Notes First Line: "The house was built on the highest part of the narrow tongue of land between the harbor and the open sea. " Delivery confirmation, pet, smoke free.
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Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. First UK Edition. 1970 Hardback...Very Good in Very Good jacket. First UK Edition. 1970 Hardback in Dust Jacket. Tight Binding. Clean Pages. Light foxing to endpapers. Only very slight wear. Dust Jacket is clean with light wear. Light agetoning to flaps.
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Barely readable even for Hemingway fans. Thomas Hudson is a stoic drunk, grandiose as patrol captain in "At Sea," self-satisfied as barfly in "Cuba," occasional humanistic 3 dimensional father in "Bimini" revealing sensitivity and vulnerability of early Hem persona only rarely. Some descriptive pages ...
When you are required to read Hemingway in college, you're usually between 18 and 22 years of age. I know I did not have a great appreciation for the depth of his talent until much, much later. I think the older you are, the more meaningful and relevant he becomes. The depth of his experience and ...
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