The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway

Let's get down with a classic! I read this book in college and loooved it. I'm interested to see if I enjoy it now as much as I did 13 years ago. Here's the summary:

"The quintessential novel of the Lost Generation, The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway's masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful writing style. 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. It is an age of moral bankruptcy, spiritual dissolution, unrealized love, and vanishing illusions. First published in 1926, The Sun Also Rises helped to establish Hemingway as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century."

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  • Logan S.

    Hello, I'm new to Chicago and stumbled upon this book club. I would love to join in, and it makes it easy as I live in Logan Square. But I was curious where the actual meet up is? I see "Janel's Place" in Logan Square but, I'm not sure how I go about finding that location. Thanks for any information.

    September 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm being relocated by my company; leaving Wednesday.
    Thank you Marie and all the rest, it was a pleasure while it lasted.

    September 3, 2013

  • Kelly M.

    Sorry I can't make this one. See you next time! : )

    September 2, 2013

  • Chad D.

    I can't make my own book pick. I have a class on Wednesday of next week. Very disappointed we changed date.

    August 21, 2013

    • Rae

      Tuesday works for me as well.

      August 26, 2013

    • Marie W.

      Okay, changed to next Tuesday!

      August 27, 2013

  • Leah

    I probably wouldn't be able to make any of the proposed mtg times.. Between moving apts (!), travel, and bday stuff, I have NO FREE TIME. But I hope you all have a lovely time and discussion. And I request your presence at my (joint) bday party, which will be in Logan, Fri, Sept 6. Holler at me for more deetz.

    August 26, 2013

    • Raymond

      Where are you moving? Also, I cannot make Tuesdays because of French class. :-(

      August 26, 2013

    • Nadine

      Almost done with the book. Tuesday would work for me.

      August 26, 2013

  • Raymond

    Something came up. Sorry. Have fun!

    August 24, 2013

  • Raymond

    Just finished the book!

    August 17, 2013

    • Raymond

      But it's a must to read it.

      August 17, 2013

    • erin c.

      I'm halfway in and it's finally picking up!

      August 20, 2013

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