The Hemingway Monologues consist of seven plays. The first six plays present the Hemingway chronology from birth to death. Hemingway's HOT Havana is the seventh play of the series. Once again, here is a stage play that illuminates both the writing and the life of Ernest Hemingway in equal measures.. The Hemingway Monologues read like an intimate memoir. A fascinating blend of fact and fiction, these plays reveal a tender, compassionate side of Hemingway that most people have never encountered. They can be enjoyed readily in performance or as a good, absorbing read.