Ernest Hemingway Takes a Break from WWII — Summer 1944

“ Everything started off well enough. Liebling, who was something of a gourmet, was put in charge of the cuisine, with Hemingway choosing the daily wines from Madame Chevalier’s extensive cellar…”

Hemingway at Mont-St Michel. Image: pinterest

The place Hemingway chose was the Hôtel de la Mère Poularde, at Mont-St Michel — just a few miles to the east of St Malo — which sits on the hilltop of a peninsular that is cut…



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