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...

To continue enjoying this please login or subscribe today.