Fitzgerald, Hemingway And The Sun Also Rises

Dear Charley - You wanted to know the decision on Hemingway: We took it, - with misgiving. There was of course a great [question]. I simply thought in the end that the balance was slightly in favor of acceptance, for all the worry [and] general misery involved.

In May 1926, Maxwell Perkins, the now infamous Scribner's editor who worked with both Hemingway and Fitzgerald, wrote a letter to Charles Scribner explaining both his doubts and eventual acceptance of Hemingway's first novel, The Sun Also Rises. Subsequent letters would circulate between Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Perkins now allowing...

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