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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" Summary & Analysis

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"The Snows of Kilimanjaro" Summary

Harry is dying from a gangrenous leg wound while on safari in Africa. He regrets all the stories from his life that he never wrote about. He thinks of these stories as he lies dying, accompanied by his wife. Henry realizes that he is going to die, although his wife insists that help will come the next day. Henry regrets that he did not write the stories of his youth, and yet he is not sorry that he never wrote about the wealthy friends he has now. Death creeps up on him like a physical presence. In his passage into death, he dreams that the pilot arrives and carries him up to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. During the night, Harry's wife finds his dead body.

During his struggle with death, Harry remembers many stories...

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