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The Islands Upstage The Characters

August 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Islands in the Stream (Movie)

Not even the sizable talents of George C. Scott can elevate Islands In the Stream from its place among the worst of the Hemingway movie adaptations.
There’s an interesting parallel between this movie and an earlier Hemingway adaptation, To Have And Have Not: A boat captain with a rummy first-mate named Eddie. (Spelled “Eddy” in Islands [...]

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Ready To Visit The Islands

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Islands in the Stream, Islands in the Stream (Movie)

Islands in the Stream, published in 1970 (nine years after Hemingway’s death) was the first of Hemingway’s novels to be published posthumously. I am always highly suspect of anything published after the demise of its creator. But my mind is open. I’m eager to discover this book’s treasures.
I know nothing about Islands in the [...]

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