Stephen Fender, 23 June 1988
Show More Hemingway by Kenneth Lynn.
Simon and Schuster, 702 pp., £16, September 1987, 0 671 65482 9Show More
The Faces of Hemingway: Intimate Portraits of Ernest Hemingway by those who knew him by Denis Brian.
Grafton, 356 pp., £14.95, May 1988, 0 246 13326 0Show More
“... in 1932, the hero of which, as Kenneth Lynn cogently expresses it, is not ‘a haunted Nick Adams, or a crippled Jake Barnes, or a hollowed-out Frederic Henry, but an overbearing know-it-all named Ernest Hemingway’. Max Eastman said Hemingway had false hair on his chest. Gertrude Stein, in The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, called his courage into ...”