Written when Hemingway was at the height of his creative powers, the stories in
Winner Take Nothing glow with the mark of his unique talent.Hunters, wives, old
men of wisdom, waiters, fighters, women loved, women lost: they are all here,
living on the raw edge, making love, facing the inevitable reality of death.The
characters, the dialogue, the settings, the remarkable insight could have come
only from Hemingway's imagination. As an introduction to his work, or as an
overview of the themes he developed at greater length in his novels, it is a
stunningly successful collection.