Hemingway was one of the most
celebrated novelists of the twentieth century. His novel, 'The Old Man
Sea' won Nobel Prize for him in 1954. For the same novel, he was also
the Pulitzer Prize.
Hemingway was born
in 1899 in
America. His mother wanted to develop his talent for music whereas his
wanted him to be a scholar. After graduation, he became a vehicle
driver in the
beginning. But afterwards he got a job in Italy and took part in the
entering the literary field,
he worked as a journalist. His experience in the war left deep
his sensitive mind. He sensed the aggressive tendencies of human nature
impact of violent character of war on humanity.
1918, he was hit by an Austrian mortar shell and became seriously
was hospitalized and there he fell in love with a nurse. He experienced
for the first time which tantalized his mind and this was the inspiring
of this great novelist. He started writing novels and achieved great
Hemingway married four times during his lifetime and spent a good life.
from his literary work, he had a passion for bull-fighting, hunting and
fishing. He also covered many war conferences for the Toronto Star.