Ernest Hemingway

Dusting Off a Classic: ‘The Sun Also Rises’

Hemingway - the sun rises book reflection

It is near impossible to discuss Ernest Hemingway’s second published novel, The Sun Also Rises, without a mention of the man himself. Written during his years in Europe as a member of the expatriate artistic movement of the early twentieth century post-World War I era, the events and characters of The Sun Also Rises are heavily autobiographical, albeit fictionalized enough to capture the zeitgeist of a ‘lost generation’ rather than expose the personal flaws of real individuals. “We are...