Friday, February 09, 2007


TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT by Ernest Hemingway, read by Will Patton

Hemingway’s episodic 1937 novel about the exploits of fisherman Harry Morgan benefits greatly from Will Patton’s gritty, understated reading. Scholars usually group this novel among Hemingway’s second-tier works, meaning that the autobiographical element holds greater interest than the literary artistry. Will Patton’s reading, however, largely offsets the novel’s drawbacks and makes hearing the book an edgy, disturbing experience.

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