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She was built with curves like the hull of a racing yacht, and you missed none...– The Sun Also Rises (via pithyhelmet)
CNN: Saving Hemingway’s Cuban Home, Via Stark Online
I have spoken too long for a writer. A writer should write what he has to say,...– From this recording of Hemingway’s Nobel Speech. The sound is admittedly a bit jarring to me, ever since I listened to the recording of A Farewell to Arms read, beautifully, by John Slattery, and forgot it wasn’t actually Hemingway’s voice. (Voices, actually - he does...
Madrid is full of boys named Paco…– The Capital of the World; Ernest Hemingway Simple start to a great little story. Love Hemingway. (via joshuef) Full sentence: Madrid is full of boys named Paco, which is the diminutive of the name Francisco, and there is a Madrid joke about a father who came to Madrid and inserted an...
… I simply turn all to jelly when you touch me.– The Sun Also Rises (via yourleastfavorite)
You got very hungry when you did not eat enough in Paris because all the bakery...– A Moveable Feast
Spencer Tracy and Other Polydactyls
“As for the cats - I wondered whether we would really see as many as I’d been led to believe. I was not disappointed. The story goes that Hemingway had become friends with a ship’s captain during his time in Key West. The captain had a cat with the unusual trait of being Polydactyl - it had an extra toe on each foot, giving it the appearance of wearing mittens. Hemingway...
A Hell of a Sentence
Honest Lil put her hand on his thigh and squeezed it and he was looking down the bar, away from Honest Lil, past the Panama hats, the Cuban faces, and the moving dice cups of the drinkers and out the open door into the bright light of the square, when he saw the car pull up and the doorman opened the rear door, his cap in his hand, and she got out. - Islands in the Stream, submitted by Eric...
Hemingway's Recommended Reading
War and Peace and Anna Karenina by Tolstoy Midshipman Easy, Frank Mildmay and Peter Simple by Captain Marryat Madame Bovary and L’Education Sentimentale by Flaubert Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann Dubliners, Portrait of the Artist and Ulysses by James Joyce Tom Jones and Joseph Andrews by Fielding Le Rouge et Le Noir and La Chartreuse de Parma by Stendhal The Brothers Karamazov and any...
I am trying to make, before I get through, a picture of the whole world-or as...– to Mrs. Paul Pfeiffer, 1933, Selected Letters edited by Carlos Baker