Books: The Old Man and the Sea Change the Garden of Eden

by Ernest Hemingway; Scribners; 247 pages; $18.95

Whoever said dead men tell no tales did not account for Ernest Hemingway. Since he was buried in 1961, ten books have been published with his name on them. They include memoirs, letters, sketches and two novels, Islands in the Stream and now The Garden of Eden, a kinky love triangle about a promising young writer and two women on the leading edge of fashion and sexual mechanics. The setting is the coast of southern France during the mid-1920s. The sun is strong, the water clean, the food good and true. Best of all, the hotel Grau du Roi is a...

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