Classic Writings of Ernest Hemingway (Vol IV)
In this collection of Ernest Hemingway's short stories, readers will delight in the author's 4 classics novels: The Capital of the World, The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife, The End of Something,The Good Lion, and enjoy Hemingway's writing style—irony and understanding. The two writing skills are indispensable to his success.
This book collects 4 short novels of Ernest Miller Hemingway's short novels: The Capital of the World, The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife, The End of Something,The Good Lion. The following themes can be read in the four stories: the fear of men, love and a fable about good and bad.
Second-rate matadors lived at that pension because the address in the Calle San Jeronimo was good, the food was excellent and the room and board was cheap. It is necessary for a bull fighter to give the appearance, if not of prosperity, at least of respectability, since decorum and dignity rank above courage as the virtues most highly prized in Spain, and bull-fighters stayed at the Luarca until their last pesetas were gone. There is no record of any bullfighter having left the Luarca for a better or more expensive hotel; second-rate bullfighters never became first rate; but the descent from the Luarca was swift since any one could stay there who was making anything at all and a bill was never presented to a guest unasked until the woman who ran the place knew that the case was hopeless.
The Capital of the World
The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife
The End of Something
The Good Lion