The Garden of Eden

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Simon and Schuster, 25/07/2002 - 240 páginas
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A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in 1961. Set on the Côte d'Azur in the 1920s, it is the story of a young American writer, David Bourne, his glamorous wife, Catherine, and the dangerous, erotic game they play when they fall in love with the same woman. "A lean, sensuous narrative...taut, chic, and strangely contemporary," The Garden of Eden represents vintage Hemingway, the master "doing what nobody did better" (R. Z. Sheppard, Time).
 

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Vivid imagery despite a concise writing style. - Goodreads
All it was to me was regurgitated insane banter! - Goodreads
Incredibly bizarre characterization. - Goodreads
The story is repetitive and there's no ending. - Goodreads
Hemingway can't really write bad prose. - Goodreads
I love this story not only because of the plot itself. - Goodreads

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This book started out strong with a really intriguing gender fluidity, but the ending was weird. Ler crítica na íntegra

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The elephant's story is actually more interesting than the actual story. Ler crítica na íntegra

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Ernest Hemingway did more to influence the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established him as one of the greatest literary lights of the 20th century. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He died in 1961.

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