In 1954 when Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature it was for "his mastery of the art of narrative most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style. The sentences build on each other as events build to create a sense of the whole.
His wartime experiences formed the basis for his novel A Farewell to Arms. They separated when he met Mary Welsh in London during World War II. He publiErnest Hemingwayd seven novels six short story collections and two non-fiction works.