A Farewell to Arms

Book review by Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media
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Classic war novel still speaks to today's readers.

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Book Details

  • Author: Ernest Hemingway
  • Genre: History
  • Topics: History
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Hemingway Library
  • Publication date: January 1, 1929
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 15 - 18
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Available on: Paperback, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: June 5, 2022

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