The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway

"The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" is a story about a wealthy American man who, while on a safari in Africa, gains courage and personal growth after initially behaving in a cowardly manner when faced with danger. This transformation, however, leads to his wife killing him, possibly accidentally, out of fear that his newfound courage would end their marriage. The narrative explores themes of courage, masculinity, and the dynamics of power in relationships.

The 7990th greatest book of all time


Published
1936
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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