Another rare shot of Hemingway…this time at Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy. Circa 1949.
The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof, shit detector. This is the writer’s radar and all great writers have had it.
Ernest Hemingway in the Paris Review interview.
Classic interview by George Plimpton on the art of fiction Hemingway style.
Anonymous asked: in the garden of eden, what is the love making all about, when she starts talking about being a boy and changing from girl to boy
Basically the couple is engaging in a sexual role reversal, a theme that runs through the novel. For a great study on this you should check out Hemingway’s Genders by Comely and Scholes.