A Moveable Feast (Paperback)
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Short Description for A Moveable Feast Presents the author's memories of his life as an unknown writer living in Paris in the 1920s. Looking back at his younger self, and at the other writers who shared Paris with him - like James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein - this title recalls the time when, poor, happy and writing in cafes, he discovered his vocation.
- Published: 03 November 1994
- Format: Paperback 144 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780099909408 ISBN 10: 0099909405
- Sales rank: 1,105
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Full description for A Moveable Feast
Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works. Since Hemingway's personal papers were released in 1979, scholars have examined and debated the changes made to the text before publication. Now this new special restored edition presents the original manuscript as the author prepared it to be published. Featuring a personal foreword by Patrick Hemingway, Ernest's sole surviving son, and an introduction by the editor and grandson of the author, Sean Hemingway, this new edition also includes a number of unfinished, never-before-published Paris sketches revealing experiences that Hemingway had with his son Jack and his first wife, Hadley. Also included are irreverent portraits of other luminaries, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ford Madox Ford, and insightful recollections of his own early experiments with his craft. Sure to excite critics and readers alike, the restored edition of A Moveable Feast brilliantly evokes the exuberant mood of Paris after World War I and the unbridled creativity and enthusiasm that Hemingway himself experienced. In the world of letters it is a unique insight into a great literary generation, by one of the best American writers of the twentieth century.