Four Days with Hemingways Ghost

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I suspected that Hemingway, just like I do, would have had a serious problem living in this maddening twenty first century world This line from this superb book got me thinking Could I live in Cuba in the 20 s and 30 s with no Internet, no I Pad, no smart phone, no 42 TV screen, no Spotify, no Sat Nav, no rear view screen in the car and none of the modern day accoutrements Are you kidding In a heartbeat I lived on the Algarve for four years We had no TV, no car, no Int
A man can learn from his past mistakes, and he should, but reliving them that does absolutely no good Four Days with Hemingway s Ghost by Tom Winton is sentimental uplifting story with a clever plot I enjoyed this playful little adventure that felt part fantasy and part reality The author has a ease to his writing style that h
Four Days with Hemingway s Ghost Kindle Edition I began this novel when I was very tired, expecting to stop after the second chapter and continue the next day But I didn t, I couldn t I was horrified by Jack s accident, so clearly described that I felt I had just witnessed it for real Then life went black and shortly afterwards Jack found himself translated to a time fifty years before, yet strangely still himself despite not recalling quite who or what he was The one apparent thing was th Four Days with Hemingway s Ghost Kindle Edition I began this novel when I was very tired, expecting to stop after the second chapter and continue the next day But I didn t, I couldn t I was horrified by Jack s accident, so clearly described that I felt I had just witnessed it for real Then life went black and shortly afterwards Jack found himself tra
I loved most of this book The really fun part was the first half In the second half, the tone of the book changes completely Nohumor The Christian aspect of the book takes over completely in the second half and while I am fine with Christian literature, I think the drastic change in tone does not hold up well and it is not fair to the reader who probably stuck with the novel through the first part, expecting that the second would be at the least similar.Don t get me wrong I am glad I I loved most of this book The really fun part was the first half In the second half, the tone of the book changes completely Nohumor The Christian aspect of the book takes over completely in the second half and while I am fine with Christian literature, I think the drastic change in tone does not hold up well and it is not fair to the reader who probably stuck with the novel through
I always love when I read the last line of a book and it brings a smile to my face So was the case with Four Days With Hemingway s Ghost Jack Phelan fractures his skull in an accident and spends four days in a coma, teetering between life and death Jack has a near death experience and finds himself in t
Hemingway would be appalled I started skimming this book half way throughworst book I have read in recent years I stayed with it desperately hoping the author would do something with it, but It just kept getting worse This was written at an elementary school reading level I guess i
Can t rate this one I abandoned it at 10% I was reading along and realized I was thinking of all the good books I still have on my to read list and decided not to waste my time Stilted imagined conversations with Hemingway s ghost I should have known better. For starters, I need to say that it is very hard to offer an unbiased review of this book Hemingway is my absolute favorite author of all time and I bought the book for that reason alone, but of course, that is a lot of pressure for a writer This review is entirely from the perspective of someone who reads and rereads Hemingway and who is a former English teacher with a lot of background knowledge of Papa and his peers I ve mentioned Hemingway to people, including authors, and they have never For starters, I need to say that it is very hard to offer an unbiased review of this book Hemingway is my absolute favorite author of all time and I bought the book for that reason alone, but of course, that is a lot of pressure for a writer This review is entirely from the perspective of someone who reads and rereads Hemingway and who is a former English teacher with a lot of background knowledge of Papa and his peers I ve mentioned Hemingway to people, including authors, and they have never heard of him, so clearly they would have a very different experience reading this book.What I Liked Hemingway is in it Did I mention I love him I also found myself relating to Jack almost immediately, because I personally had the same experience with Papa I had read The Old Man and the Sea in school when I was a kid, but I
I try to review fairly But I goofed and must atone for it I misread the ad for this book It was the author s other book that was compared to CITR and TKAM While most of my review is focussed on what was between the sheets, I can t deny my goof influenced me I m bumping this up to a low 4 The original review below Four Days is an nice book with a unique premise, but it is not the next Catcher in the Rye or To Kill a Mockingbird as advertised If you re looking for social epi I try to review fairly But I goofed and must atone for it I misread the ad for this book It was the author s other book that was compared to CITR and TKAM While most of my review is focussed on what was between the sheets, I can t deny my goof influenced me I m bumping this up to a low 4 The original review below Four Days is an nice book with a unique premise, but it is not the next Catcher in the Rye or To Kill a Mockingbird as advertised If you re looking for social epiphanies, look elsewhere This story is about Jack Phalen s potential and an unclear atonement for Ernest Hemingway s life that I never did quite understand The author has woven his version of the magical dream that many novelists have about writing a killer first novel and pulling their financial situation out of the fir