The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

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The novel explores the lives and values of the so-called "Lost Generation," chronicling the experiences of Jake Barnes and several acquaintances on their pilgrimage to Pamplona for the annual San Fermin festival and bull fights, known more commonly as the Running of the Bulls. Jake, a World War I veteran, is unable to consummate a sexual relationship with Brett Ashley because of a severe wound suffered when his fighter plane crashed on the Italian Front, leaving him emasculated. However, he is still attracted to and in love with her. The story follows Jake and his various companions across France and Spain.

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The 46th greatest fiction book of all time

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  1. - 7th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books)
  2. - 8th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  3. - 12th on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  4. - 17th on The 16 Greatest Books of All Time (NYU Local)
  5. - 18th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  6. - 18th on The 100 Greatest Novels (
  7. - 19th on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (
  8. - 20th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  9. - 28th on D. G. Myers’ 50 Greatest English Language Novels (D. G. Myers)
  10. - 37th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  11. - 45th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  12. - 54th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  13. - The Great American Read (PBS)
  14. - 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)
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  16. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at
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  19. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at
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  21. - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)
  22. - How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Reading List (Thomas C. Foster)
  23. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
  24. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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