A Farewell to Arms

Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms is based on World War I.The main character,Fredric Henry is an American fighting with the Italian Army in the ambulance corps.The book is divided into 5 sections.

Fredric falls in love with an English nurse named Catherine Barkley.At first he did not want a serious relationship with the conservative lady, but his feelings start to develop.As much as he tries to stay in the hospital where she works, he is forced to the front lines.

They fall in love, she becomes pregnant, he escapes the army and go live in Switzerland.There , she gives birth to a stillborn and suffer complications and dies leaving Fredric all alone.

This book is based on his own experiences serving in the Italian campaigns during world war I.

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