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A Moveable Feast By Ernest Hemingway

A Moveable Feast
by Ernest Hemingway

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Looking back not only at his own much younger self, but also at the other writers who shared Paris with him - James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald - he recalls the time when, poor, happy and writing in cafes, he discovered his vocation.
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A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway's memories of his life as an unknown writer living in Paris in the twenties are deeply personal, warmly affectionate and full of wit. Looking back not only at his own much younger self, but also at the other writers who shared Paris with him - James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald - he recalls the time when, poor, happy and writing in cafes, he discovered his vocation. Written during the last years of Hemingway's life, his memoir is a lively and powerful reflection of his genius that scintillates with the romance of the city.

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A Moveable Feast Reviews


"Reading A Moveable Feast is a little like sitting down to a banquet with a host of bohemian luminaries" * Observer *
"A short, perfect book... Exquisite" * Independent *
"Here is Hemingway at his best. No one has ever written about Paris in the nineteen twenties as well as Hemingway" * New York Times *
"The first thing to say about the 'restored' edition so ably and attractively produced by Patrick and Sean Hemingway is that it does live up to its billing . . . well worth having" -- Christopher Hitchens * The Atlantic *

About Ernest Hemingway


Ernest Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899, the second of six children. In 1917, he joined the Kansas City Star as a cub reporter. The following year, he volunteered as an ambulance driver on the Italian front, where he was badly wounded but decorated for his services. He returned to America in 1919, and married in 1921. In 1922 he reported on the Greco-Turkish war, then resigned from journalism to devote himself to fiction. He settled in Paris, associating with other expatriates like Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. He was passionately involved with bullfighting, big-game hunting and deep-sea fishing. His direct and deceptively simple style spawned generations of imitators but no equals. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, and died in 1961.

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GOR001218346
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2000-10-05
192
0099285045
9780099285045
N/A
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