A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

A Moveable Feast

By Ernest Hemingway

  • Release Date: 1996-10-01
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4
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Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.

Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway’s most enduring works. Since Hemingway’s personal papers were released in 1979, scholars have examined the changes made to the text before publication. Now, this special restored edition presents the original manuscript as the author prepared it to be published.

Featuring a personal Foreword by Patrick Hemingway, Ernest’s sole surviving son, and an Introduction by grandson of the author, Seán Hemingway, editor of this edition, the book also includes a number of unfinished, never-before-published Paris sketches revealing experiences that Hemingway had with his son, Jack, and his first wife Hadley. Also included are irreverent portraits of literary luminaries, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ford Maddox Ford, and insightful recollections of Hemingway’s own early experiments with his craft.

Widely celebrated and debated by critics and readers everywhere, the restored edition of A Moveable Feast brilliantly evokes the exuberant mood of Paris after World War I and the unbridled creativity and unquenchable enthusiasm that Hemingway himself epitomized.


  • A Moveable Feast

    By R. Savage
    I first read this book when I was 14 years old. I am now 73, and I don't recall how many times I have read it since my boyhood. But one more time is never enough.
  • Lacks in comparison with The Paris Wife

    By linda_chapman
    Although interesting and reflective of Hemingway's remembrance of their time in Paris, I found it lacking in both dimension and scope.
  • A moveable feast

    By Amccormick
    Hemingway at his best. Especially due to the fact that he had the luxury of hindsight when revising the pages and so could add valuable historical insight. Especially enjoyed his vantage point and reflections regarding F Scott Fitzgerald
  • A Moveable Feast

    By New2Hem
    This is my first piece I have read by Hemingway and I loved it. It felt like I was back in the 1920s while i was reading. Truly amazing. If you are a new Hemingway fan, this is a must read.
  • The Moveable Feast

    By GloNelson
    After reading 'The Paris Wife', I felt compelled to read Hemingway's perspective of this post-war era. The stark contrast of minimal descriptives would have been a challenging read had it not been for the first fictional piece read. Now on to the other two Hemingway books I have in hard copy!
  • A movable feast

    By Efegy
    Vibrant And alive. I feels like you are talking to him. If you love Paris ,this is a teat for you.
  • A Moveable Feast

    By WalkingonSand
    Fascinating look into the life of Hemingway. A must read.
  • Transporting

    By MP
    A fantastic looks at a very romantic slice of life in 1920's Paris. This book is like a like a little time machine. Loved it.