Across the River and Into the Trees عبر النهر ونحو الأشجار
By: Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961) ارنست همنغواي
Hemingway's 1950 novel, a poignant tale of a love found too late, here translated into Arabic.
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Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961) ارنست همنغواي
Dar al-Marefah, Dar al-Ilm Lilmalayin, Beirut, 2006
15 x 22 cm
Selected Literature - Novel - US
Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Trees is the bittersweet story of a middle-aged American colonel, scarred by war and in failing health, who finds love with a young Italian countess at the very moment when his life is becoming a physical hardship to him. It is a love so overpowering and spontaneous that it revitalizes the man's spirit and encourages him to dream of a future, even though he knows that there can be no hope for long. Spanning a matter of hours, Across the River and into the Trees is tender and moving, yet tragic in the inexorable shadow of what must come.