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Cubans Pay Homage to Ernest Hemingway in a 47th anniversary of the death of writer
Activities began in the Havana fishing town of Cojímar, some seven kilometers east of Havana, with a floral wreath before the bust of the man who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954.

Cojímar was considered the hometown of the author of ´The Old Man and the Sea´, a story for which Hemingway received the Pulitzer Prize in 1953.

Activities also included the inauguration of a temporary exhibit entitled ‘Hemingway y la tauromaquia’ (Hemingway and Bullfighting) at the Havana hotel Ambos Mundos, the first Cuban home of the author of ‘Farewell to Arms’ (1932 to 1939).

The exhibit, which is openes to the public during the month of July, includes diverse objects related to Hemingway’s love of bullfighting.

The vast literary work of Ernest Miller Hemingway, considered a classic of literature in the 20th century, has greatly influenced other writers for the simplicity of his style.

Ernest Hemingway (For Whom the Bell Tolls) is considered one of the very few legends of contemporary literature.


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