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Hemingway's alternative endings


A new edition of Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms, originally from 1929, has been published.

For the first time it includes the many alternative endings to the story that Hemingway had author originally drafted.

Sean Hemingway, the grandson of Ernest, told the Today programme's Evan Davis the there are up to 47 different endings some of which paint a bleak picture of life and "speak of a philosophy of existentialism that was of interest to my grandfather".

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