Publish date: September 4th 2012
Publisher: New American Library
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
In Depression-era Key West, Mariella Bennet, the daughter of an American fisherman and a Cuban woman, knows hunger. Her struggle to support her family following her father’s death leads her to a bar and bordello, where she bets on a risky boxing match...and attracts the interest of two men: world-fa...
I have to admit that I have never read an Ernest Hemingway novel. I have read about him in school, I have seen movies based on his books, but somehow I have never actually read a whole book written by him. Not that I don’t want to, there are novels by him I would love to read, it just never happene...
Read my full review: http://bit.ly/11ZkIi63.5/5 StarsMy opinion: After reading and despising a book based almost on the same characters, I went into this book with a bit of trepidation. I loved the storyline of this book. I felt it was incredibly engrossing and loved the majority of the characters. ...
This is just too bland to hold my interest. A novel about 1930s Key West should be full of spit and spice and scandal. This one limps along, soft and sissified. Vanilla pudding.
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