American writer Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899-1961) is another epic author encountered by LMS and like LMS, he also contributed to journalism.
It is said the work of every great writer can be identified on the basis of its individual style and this was definitely true of Hemingway, whose work was easily identifiable.
Unlike Virginia Woolf, who came in for criticism for her apparent detachment from reality in her novels, Hemingway connected with his readers by writing about things they could relate to.
He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954 and many of his works are now regarded as classics of American literature.
All in all. Hemingway published seven novels, six short story collections and two non-fiction works. Three novels, four collections of short stories and three non-fiction works were published posthumously.
Amongst his novels are ‘A Farewell to Arms’, ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’ ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ and ‘True at First Light’.