You see I am trying in all my stories to get the feeling of the actual life across - not to just depict life—or criticize it—but to actually make it alive. So that when you have read something by me you actually experience the thing. You can’t do this without putting in the bad and the ugly as well as what is beautiful. Because if it is all beautiful you can’t believe in it.
|—||Ernest Hemingway, letter to his father (via man-of-prose)|
Covering France, England, Italy, and Spain
I really really needed to see thhs