Hemingway's Last Safari

Christopher Bigsby considers the centenary of Hemingway's birth in July and the imminent publication of his final unfinished novel based on his last safari in Africa.

Malcolm Bradbury, David Lodge, Elaine Showalter and Bill Buford look at this complex and colourful man who struggled to live up to his macho image.

Christopher Bigsby also visits Hemingway's birthplace and meets his son Patrick, who edited the manuscript which had been lying in a locked vault since Hemingway's death in 1961.

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19990711

Christopher Bigsby considers the centenary of Hemingway's birth in July and the imminent publication of his final unfinished novel based on his last safari in Africa.

Malcolm Bradbury, David Lodge, Elaine Showalter and Bill Buford look at this complex and colourful man who struggled to live up to his macho image.

Christopher Bigsby also visits Hemingway's birthplace and meets his son Patrick, who edited the manuscript which had been lying in a locked vault since Hemingway's death in 1961.

19990711

Christopher Bigsby considers the centenary of Hemingway's birth in July and the imminent publication of his final unfinished novel based on his last safari in Africa.

Malcolm Bradbury, David Lodge, Elaine Showalter and Bill Buford look at this complex and colourful man who struggled to live up to his macho image.

Christopher Bigsby also visits Hemingway's birthplace and meets his son Patrick, who edited the manuscript which had been lying in a locked vault since Hemingway's death in 1961.