A Farewell to Arms


Ernest Hemingway

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A Farewell to Arms: Chapter 39 Summary & Analysis

In January, the weather turns sharp and cold. Henry's beard has grown in. One day, as they rest at an inn during a walk, they agree that they don't miss seeing other people. They worry that the baby, "that little brat," might interfere with their isolation and come between them.
Henry and Catherine's relationship is too insular by now to make room for anyone, even their own child.
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