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Why didn't Hemingway publish the book ? - it's a masterpiece , giving that the book was FOUND seemingly FINISHED , why didn't he publish it ??? -it's speaks Hemingway beautifully !!! he could've used it especially when he received such negative reviews . so why didn't he just publish the bloody book ? -i've read some reviews on how Hemingway probably didn't find it good enough. but i humbly disagree. then why ???

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Richard Lawrence Its one of my favourite books and the finest Hemingway I have ever read. I think its his masterpiece. Far more than Farewell to Arms or even a Moveable Feast, or the Old Man and the Sea.

As a father it speaks to me a whole lot.
Henrique M I've read somewhere that he didn't published it 'cause it was suposed to be like a "life insurance" of some sort. In a way he could publish later and spread out his income and save some tax money.
He's the link for that info: https://www.commentarymagazine.com/ar...
I've read several of Hemingway's novel and all of his short stories and this is my favorite, no doubt. As Richard Lawrence said, being a father gives us some insight in what Thomas Hudson experiences.
Hilda This is my first and the most favorite book by Hemingway. I've read it when I was 11 years old and since then reread it many times (I extremely rarely reread books).

So yeah, I am no less surprised that Hemingway didn't like it.
bup He didn't publish it because he didn't like it. He liked the section about fishing and thus wrote The Old Man and the Sea.
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