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A Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway set during the Italian campaign of World War I. The book, published in 1929, is a first-person account of American Frederic Henry, serving as a Lieutenant ("Tenente") in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army. The title is taken from a poem by 16th-century English dramatist George Peele.


A Farewell to Arms is about a love affair between the expatriate American Henry and Catherine Barkley against the backdrop of the First World War, cynical soldiers, fighting and the displacement of populations. The publication of A Farewell to Arms cemented Hemingway's stature as a modern American writer,became his first best-seller, and is described by biographer Michael Reynolds as "the premier American war novel from that debacle World War I."

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2016
January 18
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
365
Pages
PUBLISHER
Books Pub
SELLER
KONSTANTIN FAMARSKII
SIZE
2.3
MB

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