The Review That Moved Hemingway To Bitch-Slap The Critic’s Face And Challenge Him To A Fistfight

The New Republic offers from its archives Max Eastman’s assessment of Death in the Afternoon – in which he suggested that Hemingway’s prose style was the equivalent “of wearing false hair on his chest.” (The new preface to the review recounts Papa H’s response.)

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