Death In The Afternoon

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway’s Classic Portrait Of The Pageantry Of Bullfighting. Still considered one of the best books ever written about bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon reflects Hemingway’s belief that bullfighting was more than mere sport. Here he describes and explains the technical aspects of this dangerous ritual, and “the emotional and spiritual intensity and pure classic beau….Read More

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