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Across the River and Into the Trees

Across the River and Into the Trees

Across the River and Into the Trees

by Ernest Hemingway

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The War is just over. In Venice, a city elaborately and affectionately described, the American Colonel, Richard Cantrell, falls passionately in love with Renata, a young Italian countess who has 'a profile that could break your or anyone else's heart'.

Cantrell is embittered, war-scarred and old enough to be Renata's father, but he is overwhelmed by the selflessness and freshness of the love she is offering.

But this is no fairy tale.

The fighting may be ended, but the wounds of war have not yet healed. And for some, the longed-for peace has come too late.

A lesser known classic by one of the great American writers of the twentieth century, Across the River And Into The Trees is still vintage Hemingway.

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About the Author

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, short-story writer, and sportsman.


His economical and understated style - which he termed the iceberg theory - had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.


He published seven novels, six short-story collections, and two nonfiction works. Three of his novels, four short-story collections, and three nonfiction works were published posthumously. Many of his works are considered classics of American literature.

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    Book in good condition, with dust-jacket. Foxing and yellowing to edges, and inside covers, with some small marks on hardcover. The dust-jacket is torn in places, with some foxing and fading. The book is in good condition inside, with the pages and writing clear and unmarked. This book is located in our Brighton store, and may take longer for delivery.

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