The Sun Also Rises is the story of impotent veteran turned writer Jake Barnes, wounded in the groin by shrapnel in World War One, and his old flame Brett Ashley. Along with Jewish boxer Cohn and Jake's friend Bill Garton, the writer and Brett make their way from the cafes of Paris to a famous exhibition of bullfighting in Spain. The story deals with the frustrated nature of Jake's and Brett's relationship, the emergence of the New Woman in the 1920s, and the strains of male friendship.

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