Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Death In The Afternoon
Ernest Hemingway


Ernest Hemingway shares the sights, the sounds, the excitement, and above all, the knowledge which fuelled his passion for Spain and the bullfight. This remarkable book contains some of his finest writing, inspired by the intense life, as well as the inevitable death, of those hot, violent afternoons. A survey of the history and the Spanish traditions of bullfighting. It also contains a deeper contemplation on the nature of fear and courage.

Paperback, 400pp
Vintage Classics, 2000 (1932)
ISBN 9780099285021