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Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse

The acclaimed author of A Venetian Affair now gives us the remarkable story of Hemingway's love affair with both the city of Venice and the muse he found therea vivacious 18-year-old who inspired the man thirty years her senior to complete his great final work.In the fall of 1948 Hemingway and his fourth wife traveled for the first time to Venice, which Hemingway called "a goddam wonderful city." He was a year shy of his fiftieth birthday and hadn't published a novel in nearly a decade. At a duck shoot in the lagoon he met and fell in love with Adriana Ivancich, a striking Venetian girl just out of finishing school. Di Robilantwhose great uncle moved in Hemingway's revolving circle of bon vivants, aristocrats, and artistsrecreates with sparkling clarity this surprising, years-long relationship. Hemingway used Adriana as the model for Renata in Across the River and Into the Trees, and continued to visit Venice to see her; the Ivanciches traveled to Cuba, placing Adriana beside him as he...

Title : Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse
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ISBN : 9781101946657
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 368 pages
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  • Kricket

    i want to read this because i enjoy hating ernest hemingway.