Farewell to Arms

Farewell to Arms

Audiobook CD - 2006
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This semi-autobiographical love story follows a young American soldier, Frederic Henry who falls in love with an English nurse while serving as an ambulance driver in Italy. Surrounded by the brutality of war, they find comfort in each other and Catherine soon becomes pregnant. But when Henry is ordered back to the front lines, he is unsure if he will ever see his lover again.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 2006, 1929
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781428114036
Branch Call Number: CDBK FIC Hemi
Characteristics: 8 compact discs : 8 hours, 45 mins


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Sep 30, 2014

Classic. Had not read it since high school. I think I appreciate Hemingway's writing more as an adult than I did as a high school student.

Aggie3 Sep 19, 2014

This is my first Hemingway book... At first I found it a little boring and had to get used to the style it was written in. But after a while, I started to enjoy the quirky and repetitive dialogues. I am glad I stuck to the end, as I got to enjoy reading each page. The ending was unexpected, but it didn't shock me as I figured mid-book that Hemingway wasn't an ordinary author.


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FavouriteFiction Sep 30, 2009

American Lieutenant Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley meet and fall in love during World War I.

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