Sun Also Rises, The
FICTION / Classics
A recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Ernest Hemingway is world famous for his distinctive prose and larger-than-life persona. With its affecting portrayal of the Lost Generation, The Sun Also Rises bears all the hallmarks of Hemingway’s literary genius.
Correspondent Jake Barnes and the unconventional Lady Brett Ashley are among the American and English expatriots living in Paris following the devastation of World War I. Suffering from a war wound that renders him impotent, Jake is nonetheless caught up in an unusual relationship with Brett, who is engaged to the affluent Mike Campbell. As Jake and his traveling companions head to Pamplona, Spain, to fish and take in the bullfighting scene, amateur boxer Robert Cohn and bullfighter Pedro Romero also find themselves falling for the enigmatic Brett.
The Sun Also Rises helped to establish Hemingway as one of the most extraordinary writers of the 20th century.
“An absorbing, beautifully and tenderly absurd, heart-breaking narrative ...”—New York Times