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Do You Think I Had My Prick Shot Off? – “Ernest Hemingway on Writing” – Larry W. Phillips

December 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Writing

The man [Harold Loeb] who identifies himself as Cohn in The Sun Also Rises once said to me, “But why did you make me cry all the time?” I said, “Listen, if that is you then the narrator must be me. Do you think that I had my prick shot off or that if you and I had ever had a fight I would not have knocked the shit out of you? We boxed often enough so you know that. And I’ll tell you a secret: you do cry an awful lot for a man.

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