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ISBN: 014003479X / ISBN-13: 9780140034790

Islands in the Stream

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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 synopsis

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  • Islands in the Stream (Penguin Books Ltd) – Mass-market paperback (1972)
    by Ernest Hemingway

    Islands in the Stream
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    Mass-market paperback, Penguin Books Ltd
    1972
    English
    New edition. New edition.
    416 pages

    ISBN: 014003479X
    ISBN-13: 9780140034790

    This is the three part novel that Hemingway was writing at the time of his death.

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Reviews of Islands in the Stream

Overall customer rating: 4.000
Edward H

Islands in the Stream

by Edward H on Dec 16, 2013

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 worthwhile only if dialogue generally ignored. Entire book would have been more wisely edited to a brief article or short story. All that said, you'll want the book if only to complete your collection.

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Richard K

wonderful - perfect

by Richard K on May 2, 2013

The book was just perfect. The packaging was the best I've ever experienced. A great deal fo care went into the shipping of this book.

TJS111

Classic Hemingway

by TJS111 on Sep 18, 2008

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 detail of narrative style is astonishing. "Islands in the Stream" follows the life of an artist, a painter and his family in the Gulf Stream Islands from the boys' teen years in the thirties until World War II. Events are tragic, true to life, heroic and petty, funny and moving. This is a truly great book.

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