An Expatriate's Life
Hemingway lived a peripatetic life in Europe: first as a journalist for the Toronto Star, then as a full-time writer based in Paris. We trace the key locales that shaped him and his writing in Volume 2.
1922-1923: Hemingway and Hadley live at 74, rue du Cardinal Lemoine.
January 1924: After a short stay in Toronto, Hemingway and Hadley take an apartment at 113, rue Notre-Dame des Champs.
April 1924: Hemingway meets F. Scott Fitzgerald at the Dingo Bar.
April-May 1924: Hemingway travels to Provence: Nimes, Arles, Avignon, Les Baux, and St. Remy.
May 1925: Hemingway and Fitzgerald travel to Lyon to retrieve Fitzgerald’s automobile, a trip that he later chronicles in A Moveable Feast.
February-March 1923: Hemingway and Hadley visit Ezra Pound in Rapallo.
March 1923: Hemingway and Hadley in Milan on their way to Cortina d’Ampezzo.
May-June 1923: Hemingway embarks on his first trip to Spain to attend the bullfights, traveling to Seville, Ronda, Granada, Toledo, and Aranjuez.
July 1923: Hemingway returns with Hadley to attend the Fiesta of San Fermin in Pamplona.
July-August 1925: Hemingway writes a complete draft of The Sun Also Rises in Valencia.
Editor’s Note: For more on Hemingway’s letters, visit The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume 2 (1923-1925).