Across the River and into the Trees by Ernest Hemingway

By Ernest Hemingway

Within the fall of 1948, Ernest Hemingway made his first prolonged stopover at to Italy in thirty years. His reacquaintance with Venice, a urban he enjoyed, supplied the muse for Across the River and into the Trees, the tale of Richard Cantwell, a war-ravaged American colonel stationed in Italy on the shut of the second one international warfare, and his love for a tender Italian countess. A poignant, bittersweet homage to like that overpowers cause, to the resilience of the human spirit, and to the worldweary good looks and majesty of Venice, Across the River and into the Trees stands as Hemingway's assertion of defiance in line with the good dehumanizing atrocities of the second one international conflict. Hemingway's final full-length novel released in his lifetime, it moved John O'Hara in The long island occasions ebook Review to name him "the most vital writer due to the fact that Shakespeare."

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For members either approved of rearmament or refused the autumn of 1926, Seeckt touched off a crisis. The old monarchist permitted Prince Wilhelm, grandson of the deposed kaiser, 43 rr~\ Reichswehr maneuvers as a uniformed officer. Although the appearance of the prince was meant to be ceremonial, it struck a raw nerve in the republican government. Currents of nationalism still ran deep in Germany, and the prince's to take part in many presence symbolized for ideal state, ruled the restoration of the old by monarch and The military.

He case became a cause celebre long before in 1930 three young army many were charged with Reichswehr it reached the courtroom. Early lieutenants stationed at Ulm in southern Ger- spreading National Socialist propaganda among Such activity violated the strict rules imposed a decade before by General Hans von Seeckt But the defendants had done worse They had tried to persuade their comrades that the government was not worth defending, and that they should stand by without firing a shot if the Nazis staged an armed revolt.

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