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In the fall of 1948, Ernest Hemingway made his first extended visit to Italy in thirty years. His reacquaintance with Venice, a city he loved, provided the inspiration for Across the River and into the Trees, the story of Richard Cantwell, a war-ravaged American colonel stationed in Italy at the close of the Second World War, and his love for a young Italian countess. A poignant, bittersweet homage to love that overpowers reason, to the resilience of the human spirit, and to the worldweary beauty and majesty of Venice, Across the River and into the Trees stands as Hemingway's statement of defiance in response to the great dehumanizing atrocities of the Second World War. Hemingway's last full-length novel published in his lifetime, it moved John O'Hara in The New York Times Book Reviewto call him "the most important author since Shakespeare."

GENRE
Belletristik und Literatur
ERSCHIENEN
2015
15. Oktober
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
190
Seiten
VERLAG
SD Books
GRÖSSE
881.3
 kB

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