To Have and Have Not – Ernest Hemingway
Harry Morgan was hard – the classic Hemingway hero – rum-running, gun-running and man-running from Cuba to the Florida Keys in the Depression.
He ran risks, too, from stray coastguard bullets and sudden double-crosses. But it was the only way he could keep his boat, keep his independence, and keep his belly full…
This classic novella was turned into a brilliant film by Howard Hawks – the film in which Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Becall met – and remains an important work by one of the greatest American novelists of the twentieth century.