• "Remarkable, startling, disquieting"

  • "Some of the finest and most restrained writing that this generation has produced"

    New York World
  • "Hemingway captures atmosphere by reticence and breathes life into his characters by pages left unsaid... It is American; it is literature; and it is a first novel by a genius"

    Evening News
  • "It is a truly gripping story, told in a lean, hard, athletic narrative prose that puts more literary English to shame . . . This novel is unquestionably one of the events of an unusually rich year in literature"

    New York Times (1926)

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