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IRISH FIREBRANDS: A Novel ~ and Other Works by Christine Plouvier, Indie Author

355px-Ernest_Hemingway_in_Milan_1918_retouched_3 Ernie

375px-Edward_George_Earle_Lytton_Bulwer_Lytton,_1st_Baron_Lytton_by_Henry_William_Pickersgill Eddie

Compare these two paragraphs:

On a cold windswept street, this was a warm, cheerful place with a big stove in winter, tables and shelves of books, new books in the window, and photographs on the wall of famous writers both dead and living. The photographs all looked like snapshots and even the dead writers looked as though they had really been alive.
~ Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

… and …

It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents, except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the house-tops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, PaulClifford

My question is, “Exactly how is the first paragraph supposed to be better than…

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