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  The Chatter Box : Blathering On
Ernest Hemingway and Christopher Portway by TheNewImprovedBookWorm on 17 March 2004 8:35pm
Hello to every one on the Palin site,Ive missed you all....Can you come to my rescue again..Ive just discovered two great books by Ernest hemingway...The old man and the sea..and Death in the afternoon(can i just say that i am not a fan of bullfighting,i find it very cruel)..I thought i was going to fing more hemingway books that i would like but a lot of them are full of Dialogue(which i hate)..i tryed to read his book Fiesta but hated it due to all the Dialogue...Is there any other books the palinites can reccomend.....Can you give me any imformation on the travel writer Christopher Portway....Is he any good,ive never heard of him...But while looking up on the Amazon site,i came across his books and they do seem to be funny/interesting....Has any one read his books....Thanks for all your help....Best wishes to you all.....And to the green quarter...HAPPY ST PATS DAY...David..
Re: Ernest Hemingway and Christopher Portway by voxpops on 19 March 2004 6:06am
What a coincidence! I have just started 'The Old Man and the Sea' and I will probably finish it tomorrow. So far it seems deceptively simplistic yet also quite complex. Can't wait to finish it. This is my first Hemingway book and I may just find others to read in the future.
Re: Christopher Portway by scotchollie on 8 September 2006 4:45pm
Re Christopher Portway. I know that this post is years old! However, I used to work for Motoring & Leisure magazine at 21 Station St in Brighton. Christopher was a regular writer for us and I knew him well. Try dropping a line to David Arnold, editor, and ask him to forward you correspondence on. I'm sure Christopher would be keen to hear from you. Regards, Craig Bradshaw.
Re: Ernest Hemingway and Christopher Portway by jetsetjason on 9 September 2006 12:13am
All of his best works are short, old man and the sea is a true classic, very atmospheric.

Try 'across the river and into the trees'.

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