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Book Information: Snows of Kilimanjaro, the

Snows of Kilimanjaro, the (1936) [Novelette]
by Ernest Hemingway Rating: Weighted - 7.6 / Average - 7.2 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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Stranded with his wife on an African safari after their truck breaks down, a writer’s leg is infected from a scratch and gangrene has begun to set in. As he lies helpless, believing he is dying, he thinks off all the stories he has saved to write about realizing that now he can never write them.

First published in Esquire, August 1936
Revised for publication in The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories (1938).

Original title: The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories, the (1938) [Collection]
      Author: Ernest Hemingway
     Great Modern Short Stories (1942) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Faulkner , Ernest Hemingway , D. H. Lawrence , John Steinbeck , John Galsworthy , Pearl S. Buck , Willa Cather , Joseph Conrad , W. Somerset Maugham , Sherwood Anderson , Katherine Mansfield , Ring Lardner
     Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories, the (1961) [Collection]
      Author: Ernest Hemingway
     Six Stories (1965) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ernest Hemingway , James Joyce , Anton Chekhov , Guy de Maupassant , Max Beerbohm , H. E. Bates
     Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway, the (1987) [Collection]
      Author: Ernest Hemingway
     Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway, the (1987) [Collection]
      Author: Ernest Hemingway

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  • Selected by Edward J. O'Brien for publication in The Best Short Stories of 1937

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