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By Ernest Hemingway

ISBN-10: 0684801450

ISBN-13: 9780684801452

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nonetheless one among the simplest books ever written approximately bullfighting, "Death within the Afternoon" is an impassioned examine the game through one among its precise aficionados. It displays Hemingway's conviction that bullfighting was once greater than mere activity and divulges a wealthy resource of idea for his paintings. the unequalled drama of bullfighting, with its rigorous mixture of athleticism and artistry, and its needful show of grace stressed, ignited Hemingway's mind's eye. the following he describes and explains the technical facets of this risky ritual and "the emotional and non secular depth and natural vintage attractiveness that may be produced via a guy, an animal, and a bit of scarlet serge draped on a stick." noticeable via his eyes, bullfighting turns into a richly choreographed ballet, with performers who variety from awkward amateurs to masters of significant attractiveness and cunning.
A interesting examine the background and grandeur of bullfighting, "Death within the Afternoon" can be a deeper contemplation of the character of cowardice and bravado, recreation and tragedy, and is enlivened all through through Hemingway's sharp observation on existence and literature.

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