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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
Islands in the Stream (Scribner Book Company) – Trade paperback (1976)
Trade paperback, Scribner Book Company 1976
Scribner PB Fic ed.
ISBN: 0684146428 ISBN-13: 9780684146423
In this classic novel, Hemingway created the fascinating character Thomas Hudson, tracing his life from his years as a painter in Bimini in the 1930s through his antisubmarine activities off the coast of Cuba during World War II.In this classic novel, Hemingway created the fascinating character Thomas Hudson, tracing his life from his years as a painter in Bimini in the 1930s through his antisubmarine activities off the coast of Cuba during World War II.Hide
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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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