In 1918 Ernest Hemingway went to war, to the 'war to end all wars'.
He volunteered for ambulance service in Italy, was wounded and
twice decorated. Out of his experiences came A Farewell to Arms.
Hemingway's description of war is unforgettable. He recreates the
fear, the comradeship, the courage of his young American volunteer
and the men and women he meets in Italy with total conviction. But
A Farewell to Arms is not only a novel of war. In it Hemingway has
also created a love story of immense drama and uncompromising