A Moveable Feast
The Restored Edition
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Published for the first time as Ernest Hemingway intended, one of the great writer's most enduring works: his classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s
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, Seán 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 unquenchable enthusiasm that Hemingway himself epitomized.
Why were the images removed from the digital copy? Maybe I should have bought the hard copy instead!!!
Why were the images removed?
The book itself is fantastic, and it's great to read the work without the manipulation of the first printings that misrepresented some of his opinions. But why were all the photographs removed from the end of the book? That was incredibly frustrating.
I wanted to sample the book but there were so many acknowledgments and forewards I couldn't get to the first page. How am I supposed to know if I like the book.
- Category: Biographies & Memoirs
- Published: Jul 14, 2009
- Publisher: Scribner
- Seller: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc.
- Print Length: 256 Pages
- Language: English