The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway. The wife looks out the window at the rain and sees a cat huddled under a table. A young American couple are staying in an Italian village. Upvote the short stories written by author Ernest Hemingway that you think are the greatest. Nick recovers after being thrown off a train. Nick Adams drives home after a hunting trip with his son. Two hit men, Max and Al, enter a diner to get some food and to wait for their target to arrive. Nick walks through an orchard to a cottage at the top of a hill. He just got out of the hospital after a serious leg injury. Nick remembers his boyhood hunting friends, Billy and Trudy. His mother’s burial plot was paid for five years; he receives a notice that it’s expired. Read “Big Two-Hearted River” (PDF Pg. Everyone is fleeing from the advancing fascist army. They hang out together after their sessions at the Café Cova. Manuel is looking for work. From there circumstances diverge. We’re told how they came together and what their life is like. A man and woman have a disagreement over something. His father had extraordinary eyesight. It has all of his previously published stories as well as seven new to this edition. During the Spanish Civil War, an old man sits on the roadside, exhausted and discouraged. He finds the outside soothing. They hire a local, Perduzzi, to take them fishing. Refugees wait at the docks to be evacuated. Doc Fischer and Doctor Wilcox sit in a hospital’s reception room. Retana is reluctant to offer him anything. He’s surprised that so many women don’t seem to care if men have been through the gutter. For the Hemingway short fiction completist, some readers may turn to the Everyman's Library The Collected Stories (1995), published in the UK only, and introduced by James Fenton. Inexplicably, they scream at midnight. He rides a bicycle to his old Captain’s encampment. As he waits for death, he thinks about his life. The doctor hires some local Indian men to cut up a stray log for him. He’s assisted by fellow comrades. A soldier recuperates from an injury in the hospital. An old man sits alone in a café and drinks, as is his custom. He talks about the preponderance of male casualties, the fate of mules, the decomposition of bodies, how people die, and other related things. From the new material, only "The Last Good Country" (part of an unfinished novella) and "Summer People" are included in this volume. Fischer and Wilcox refused and sent him away still agitated. Krebs comes home after the First World War and keeps to himself. Each one begins with a man in a Swiss town waiting for a train. They get stopped by some soft snow. They pass a peasant’s funeral on their way into town. “Nick waited behind the tree and watched. They relate an interesting case to the narrator. He’s shy, quiet and has no money. He spends time at a river, fishing, and camps out. The collection is not, despite the title, complete. Two of the women there, prostitutes, argue about a boxer they once knew. He was a boy about sixteen. ‘”Couldn’t you have gotten into something else? He steps into the firelight and greets the man sitting beside it. He was sitting there with his head in his hands looking at the fire. Read “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”. The seven unpublished stories included in The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Finca Vigía Edition are "A Train Trip", "The Porter", "Black Ass at the Cross Roads", "Landscape with Figures", "I Guess Everything Reminds You of Something", "Great News from the Mainland", and "The Strange Country". The wife is concerned about being followed by the authorities. Conditions are unsettling and tragic. They go ashore and continue fishing from there. He’s being choked. He goes back to the front. Nick Adams is back in Seney after experiencing something that has damaged him psychologically. The stories are arranged in alphabetical order of the first word of the title, excluding “A”, “An”, or “The”. He returned from his military service with some kind of malady and she isn’t sure what to do. He came in with no hat on and was very excited and frightened but determined.”. He doesn’t know what to do. He was well versed on fishing and shooting but not on intimate matters. That was a fertile period of Hemingway’s writing and a number of stories based on his