Hemingway Recommends

from A Moveable Feast
Ernest Hemingway

I had never heard of her, and Miss Stein loaned me The Lodger, that marvelous story of Jack the Ripper and another book about murder at a place outside Paris that could only be Enghien les Bains. They were both splendid after-work books, the people credible and the action and the terror never false. They were perfect for reading after you had worked and I read all the Mrs. Belloc Lowndes that there was. But there was only so much and none as good as the first two and I never found anything as good for that empty time of the day or night until the first fine Simenon books came out.
 For those who now can't wait to get their hands on it--find it here.

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