Authors > Ernest Hemingway

The Sun Also Rises

A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway's most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. The story follows the flamboyant Brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of 1920s Paris to the brutal bullfighting rings of Spain with a motley group of expatriates.

Year: 1926
Genre: 1920s

A Farewell to Arms

The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story on an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful nurse.

Year: 1929
Genre: 1910sWorld War I

For Whom the Bell Tolls

The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla Unit in the mountains of Spain, it tells of loyalty and courage, love and defeat, and the tragic death of an ideal.

Year: 1940
Genre: 1930s

The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal -- a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.

Year: 1952
Genre: CubaSea Stories



Year TitleGenres & Tags

1926The Sun Also Rises1920s, Lost Generation
1929A Farewell to Arms1910sWorld War I
1937To Have and Have NotCubaDrug RunningKey West
1940For Whom the Bell Tolls1930s, Spanish Civil War
1952The Old Man and the SeaCubaSea Stories


Short Story Collections

Year TitleGenres & Tags

The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway1930s1940s