July 20, 2009

All life is a process of breaking down

crack-up cut-up by they poured fire on us from the sky [click to enlarge]
Fitzgerald, in contrast, comes across as a well-meaning but annoying fellow who hero-worshiped the wrong people, and who consistently sabotaged himself by getting drunk and behaving like a fool.
From Michiko Kakutani's review of Hemingway vs Fitzgerald

Related: Full text of The Crack-Up here

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