Hemingway’s Death in the Afternoon: The Complete Annotations
Comprehensive guide to the text’s people, animals, and cultural constructs. Helpful and thorough historical annotations, which both explain and bring to life the bullfight and its traditions. Entries are arranged alphabetically with each entry identifying where the item appears in the Scribner’s edition for easy cross-reference. Mandel’s introduction examines Hemingway’s lifelong fascination with Spain and explains traditions of the bullfight, along with the bullfighter, and bulls.