Hemingway and dialogues…

I have been making slow progress with Hemingway’s “For whom the bell tolls” – it’s a splendid read, but I can’t seem to find the time to spare more than half-hour any given day. I love books that have a lot of dialogue – well written dialogue, that is. My considered opinion is nobody wrote/writes dialogue better than Hemingway. Local, real, effortless, character-defining and often times profound without one even realizing it. It is the conversations in the book that pull you into the story.


Posted on February 16, 2009, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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