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Hemingway Adventure

Hemingway's life

Michael Palin - Hemingway Adventure1938 - The Fifth Column - play about the Spanish Civil War - and The First 49 Stories published.

1939 - Separates from Pauline, starts living in Cuba with Martha Gellhorn. Writing For Whom the Bell Tolls in Paris, Cuba, Key West, Wyoming and Sun Valley, Idaho.

1940 - For Whom the Bell Tolls published.
- Marries Martha Gellhorn. They set up home in Cuba at the Finca Vigía.

1941 - He and Martha visit China and the Far East as foreign correspondents.

1942 - Arms his boat Pilar to search for German submarines in Caribbean waters.

1944 - War correspondent for Collier’s magazine. Flies with RAF and helps liberate Paris, especially the Ritz wine cellars. Gathers material for Islands in the Stream (published 1970).

1945 - Divorces Martha.

1946 - Marries Mary Welsh. They settle back in Cuba.

1948 - Visits Europe. Falls for Adriana Ivancic in Venice.

1949 - Starts writing Across the River and into the Trees. Begins writing what was to become The Garden of Eden (published 1986).

1950 - Across the River and into the Trees published. First really unfavourable reviews. Finally starts The Old Man and the Sea and continues with Islands in the Stream.
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