A Moveable Feast

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'If You Are Lucky Enough To Have Lived In Paris As A Young Man, Then Wherever You Go For The Rest Of Your Life, It Stays With You, For Paris Is A Moveable Feast.'Hemingway'S Memories Of His Life As An Unknown Writer Living In Paris In The 1920S 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 - Literary 'Stars' Like James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Scott And Zelda Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound And Gertrude Stein - He Recalls The Time When, Poor, Happy And Writing In Cafes, He Discovered His Vocation.

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Hemingway wrote this short collection of vignettes during the very last years of his life. And because of that, they are the mature reflections of a great writer looking back at the beginning of his ... Read full review

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It was recommended to me by an online writer’s masterclass I attended in January 2020. I need to add that I have never read any of Mr Hemingway’s books though I know him through the many quotes that ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899 as the son of a doctor and the second of six children. After a stint as an ambulance driver at the Italian front, Hemingway came home to America in 1919, only to return to the battlefield - this time as a reporter on the Greco-Turkish war - in 1922. Resigning from journalism to focus on his writing instead, he moved to Paris where he renewed his earlier friendship with fellow American expatriates such as Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. Through the years, Hemingway travelled widely and wrote avidly, becoming an internationally recognized literary master of his craft. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, following the publication of The Old Man and the Sea. He died in 1961.

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