Men Without Women was a milestone in Hemingway's career. Fiesta had already established him as a novelist of exceptional power, but with these short stories, his second collection, he showed that it is possible, within the space of a few pages, to recreate a scene with absolute truth, bringing to life details observed only by the eye of a uniquely ...
Men Without Women was a milestone in Hemingway's career. Fiesta had already established him as a novelist of exceptional power, but with these short stories, his second collection, he showed that it is possible, within the space of a few pages, to recreate a scene with absolute truth, bringing to life details observed only by the eye of a uniquely gifted artist. Hemingway's men are bullfighters and boxers, hired hands and hard drinkers, gangsters and gunmen. Each of their stories deals with masculine toughness unsoftened by woman's hand. Incisive, hard-edged, pared down to the bare minimum, they are classic Hemingway territory - they helped establish him as one of the great literary authors of the twentieth century, and one of the best American authors of all time.
Good. 0224602691 1946 World Publishing hard cover-illustrations & introduction by John Groth-no dust jacket-miscut to four pages due to crease during manufacture-owner's name inside cover-otherwise cover and binding fine contents clean-enjoy.
Fair. Ex Library book with usual stamps and stickers. Stains and marks to the book edge and to the page edges, No text affected. Minor shelfwear. Small tears/Scuffs to the corners of the book. A slight tan to the book edge. A slight tan to the page edges. Slight pulling to the spine edge of a few pages. No dust jacket. (Hence Acceptable) Good reading copy. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes (in pen or h.
Good. 0224602691 1932 Scribner hard cover-1st edition later printing (1st is 1927 this has 1932 on title page)-brand new facsimile dust jacket-some staining to page edge and cover-binding slightly out of square-otherwise binding strong contents clean-a fine collectible-enjoy.
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