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Hemingway beautifully captures the fragile magic of a special time and place, and he manages to be nostalgic without hitting any false notes of sentimentality. "This is how Paris was in the early days when we were very poor and very happy," he concludes. Originally published in 1964, three years after his suicide, A Moveable Feast was the first of his posthumous books and remains the best. --David Laskin
Surrounded by such greats as Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway shone as a young writer moving up.
This is pretty rare and even thought it has faded now, I know this story is something I will carry with me through further life, and it will bring me good things.
Both books cover the same time period in Hemingway's life, and it was very interesting to read it from two different points of view.
I decided to read Hemingway this summer. When I was young I couldn't get through it. I read the "The Paris Wife" first and that gave me more of an understanding of his... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Karen Amon
This book about a young Hemingway in Paris , is an excellent display of his craft and early life. It exposes his emotions during that time in his life and career and gives the... Read morePublished 2 days ago by John P. Stratis
It was an interesting book about the way Hemmingway lived his young adult years. There was a little too much foreign language interspersed in the story for my liking. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Sylvia Gardner
I had read Paris Wife and wanted to see what he had to say about that time of his life, living in Paris. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Joyce Sullivan
We read this together with The Paris Wife; it was interesting to get two different views of the same eventsPublished 9 days ago by Pastor David Knotts
Ernest Hemingway brings Paris in the 1920's to life with this autobiography. I was fascinated from the start of the novel to its end. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Joan Malcolm
You learn a lot about Hemingway and he was not a pleasant man. Glad I read it but I would not read any other books about him.Published 18 days ago by Carolyn Collins