Across the River and Into the Trees, the harshest critics said, revealed a washed-up Hemingway whose once lean, spare prose had given way to discursive, self-absorbed, hopelessly contrived murk.
M.J. Moore is Honeysuckle Magazine’s RETRO columnist. He’s the author of Mario Puzo ~ An American Writer’s Quest, and For Paris ~ with Love & Squalor (A Novel).
Contrary to the canard that the USA played no ultimate role in the Great War, the tipping points in 1918 on the Western Front were largely dependent on America’s ability.
It’s before midnight and business is slow at the New Corsica Restaurant, so Kev’s off work early and he’s surprised we’re all up and sitting there, gathered around the tube. He works really hard as a busboy on weekend nights. I’m glad he’s home early. When my big brother’...