Ernest Hemingway was a famous American storyteller from the 20th century. He lived from 1898 until 1961. He was born in Oak Park in Illinois. Ernest finished high school and became a journalist. He volunteered in the World War I.
He was a hunter, took up boxing for some time and worked as a journalist during the World War I and II. After the war he moved to Paris.
After the World War II he lived in Cuba for a while surrounded by fisherman. He lived a stormy life and got married several times. When he realized he couldn’t write anymore he killed himself with a gun on July 2, 1961.
He is considered to be one of the most important American authors whose work was influenced by his journalism. The heroes of his works are strong characters that do not fit in.
He liked novels and short stories and really stood up with the novel about The 1. World War, A Farewell to Arms and the short novel The old man and the sea. He got a Nobel prize in 1954.
His other famous works are: The sun also rises, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Indian Camp…