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A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
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it was amazing
bookshelves: reviewed
Read 2 times. Last read January 10, 2013 to January 19, 2013.

I can't help thinking that "A Moveable Feast" is a kind of Facebook into Hemingway's Parisian past. Hemingway writes of himself and in particular, Scott Fitzgerald, as if he were posting on social media private details about a recent event. I don't mean to cheapen the work by comparing prosaic Facebook with Hemingway's genius but the raw public openness is analogous. I felt Hemingway's poor and happy nostalgia marks the end of his innocence and the very ending made me tingle all over - at once identifying with him while hoping it is all in the past. In short, a masterpiece.

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Reading Progress

January 10, 2013 – Started Reading
January 10, 2013 – Shelved
January 19, 2013 – Finished Reading
February 2, 2013 – Shelved as: reviewed
October 13, 2015 – Started Reading (Hardcover Edition)
October 14, 2015 – Shelved (Hardcover Edition)
October 14, 2015 – Finished Reading (Hardcover Edition)

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