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The acclaimed writer of A Venetian Affair now offers us the amazing tale of Hemingway's love affair with either town of Venice and the foundation he stumbled on there--a vivacious eighteen-year-old who encouraged the fellow thirty years her senior to accomplish his nice ultimate work.

In the autumn of 1948 Hemingway and his fourth spouse traveled for the 1st time to Venice, which Hemingway known as "a goddam fabulous city." He was once a yr shy of his 50th birthday and hadn't released a unique in approximately a decade. At a duck shoot within the lagoon he met and fell in love with Adriana Ivancich, a extraordinary Venetian lady simply out of completing university. Di Robilant--whose great-uncle moved in Hemingway's revolving circle of bon vivants, aristocrats, and artists--re-creates with gleaming readability this spectacular, years-long courting. Hemingway used Adriana because the version for Renata in Across the River and into the Trees, and endured to go to Venice to determine her; while the Ivanciches traveled to Cuba, Adriana was once there as he wrote The previous guy and the Sea. This illuminating tale of author and muse--which additionally examines the associated fee to a tender girl of her organization with a larger-than-life literary celebrity--is an intimate examine the fractured center and altering artwork of Hemingway in his fifties.

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