War Belonged To Him

I remember that the single most vicious letter I ever read was the letter Hemingway wrote Scribners when they asked him to give a blurb for From Here to Eternity. It’s there, in the Selected Letters for all to read, an example of a once great writer at his very worst. I doubt that he ever forgave Scribners for publishing James Jones in the first place. War, as Hemingway saw it, belonged to him.

A-Z Quotes. 2020. 70 QUOTES BY LARRY MCMURTRY [PAGE – 2] | A-Z Quotes. [online] Available at: https://www.azquotes.com/author/9890-Larry_McMurtry?p=2 [Accessed 4 June 2020].

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