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Hemingway’s 1920s Paris!

Prior to coming to Paris, one of the books that I was most eager to get my hands on was Hemingway’s ” a moveable feast” – I had even thought of naming the blog ” A moveable Feast” before I was lovingly told that the reference would be difficult to understand and meaningless. Not that Anon’s Paris makes significantly more sense – but I digress. “A moveable feast’ was one of those memoirs of a young person who lived in Paris for a while, fell in love with the place – so much that it ended up making a lasting impression upon his (Hemingway’s) life. I imagined (rather presumptuously putting myself in the same league of Ernest Hemingway!) that I would definitely relate to author’s memoirs of living in this city. So, I was very pleasantly surprised to pick up a new edition of “A moveable feast’ that incorporates parts of the manuscript initially edited out, while modifying some of the remaining sections. Thus far, Hemingway’s writing and description of an old Paris are captivating …