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The Sun Also Rises is a novel narrated by Jake Barnes

The Sun Also Rises is a novel narrated by Jake Barnes This novel is made up of three different book Book one takes place in Paris France Book two takes place in Spain which is where Jake travels but he is mostly in the town of Pamplona Book three also takes place in Spain In the first book Jake connects with many Americans who live outside of their native country He spends a lot of time with them going to restaurants drinking and talking We first meet a man named Robert Cohn who is a Jewish writer Cohn is staying in Paris with his fiancĂ©e Frances She is described as a woman in her thirties who is afraid that she is aging fast and is losing beauty so she thinks Cohn will leave her In the end Cohn actually does end up leaving her We also meet Lady Ashley also known as Brett Jake and Brett used to have a thing but now he wants to start that up again and get back together Brett does not want the same She makes it clear to him that it isn t that she doesn't love him but that she can t handle being with him due to his injury that he received in WW1 Jakes genitals were badly injured and he is no longer able to perform sexually So instead Brett wants to marry a wealthy man named Mike Campbell Between books one and two Frances goes back to England and Brett goes to San Sebastian where she ends up having an affair with Cohn Most of book two takes place in Pamplona Spain where they all gather together to watch the festival of San Fermin and the bullfights There is a lot more drinking and partying that takes place Mike and Cohn get into a number of arguments over Brett In the meantime Brett falls in love with a nineteen year old bullfighter named Pedro Romero She has an affair with him Cohn becomes upset that he is losing Brett and gets into a physical fight with Jake and knocks him out 

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