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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.
My mom had a stroke and can no longer read books. She was always an avid reader and Hemingway was her favorite author. Read morePublished 3 hours ago by Bunkster Brown
I never appreciated Hemingway's great sense of humor until I read this book. His bohemian life in post war Paris of the 20's is so well drawn that you feel a part of it. Read morePublished 8 days ago by wineprof
Hemingway hobnobs with Gertrude Stein, Ford Madox Ford, James Joyce and other literary luminaries in bohemian Paris. Read morePublished 17 days ago by J. Rodeck
There is some five star writing in this rough, postumously published and edited memoir. But it's not a finished product, and there is a certain meanness about Hemingway that this... Read morePublished 26 days ago by CJA