The Sun Also Rises Book II, Chapter 9 Summary and Analysis

Ernest Hemingway

Book II, Chapter 9 Summary and Analysis

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Tourists from Montana (unnamed except for son Hubert): on train to Spain

Priest on Pilgrimage: Catholic priest on train on pilgrimage to Rome

After the prize fight, Jake receives a cable from Robert saying he will join them on their fishing trip. Jake cables him to meet them in Bayonne. Later when Jake sees Mike and Brett, they ask to go to Spain, too.

Mike leaves, and Jake and Brett are at the bar. When they are alone, Brett asks if Robert is going to Spain with them. She expresses concern and tells Jake she and Robert had been together in San Sebastian. Jake’s sarcastic reaction shows his displeasure with the news. She tells...

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