The Hemingway Hoax Book Summary and Study Guide

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A scholar plans a hoax Ernest Hemingway novel, and is killed before it's completion by an extra dimensional creature as it would damage the future timeline. However john Baird (the scholar) reappears in a parallel dimension, in a slightly alered life/universe.
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Thus starts an interesting chase (and a number of deaths for John Baird) through alternate realities before a finale which brings it all together.
At times confusing, but ultimately fun and satisfying, especially when an image of Hemingway appears to Baird after he drinks Absinthe.......
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Time Travel:    -   largely backwards/past Explore:    -   dimension travel--general Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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