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Mrs. Kimble - Jennifer Haigh
Mrs. Kimble
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“Beautiful, devastating and complex.” —Chicago TribuneThe award-winning debut novel from Jennifer Haigh, author of BakerTowers, The Condition, and Faith, tells the story of Birdie, Joan,and Dinah, three women who marry the same charismatic, predatory, and enigmaticopportunist: Ken Kimble.... show more
“Beautiful, devastating and complex.” —Chicago TribuneThe award-winning debut novel from Jennifer Haigh, author of BakerTowers, The Condition, and Faith, tells the story of Birdie, Joan,and Dinah, three women who marry the same charismatic, predatory, and enigmaticopportunist: Ken Kimble. Resonating with emotional intensity and narrativeinnovation reminiscent of Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto, Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible, and Zora Neale Hurston’s TheirEyes Were Watching God, Haigh’s Mrs. Kimble is a timeless story ofgrief, passion, heartache, deception, and the complex riddle of love.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781615541980 (1615541985)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
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5.0 Mrs. Kimble
I had never heard of Jennifer Haigh before but a friend recommended that I read "News from Heaven" The Bakerton Stories." After devouring that book in less than a day I promptly bought Mrs. Kimble."Mrs. Kimble" focuses on three women, Birdie, Joan, and Dinah who all marry the same man, Mr. Ken Kimbl...
Cheryl's books
Cheryl's books rated it
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These were the stories of the three successive Mrs Kimbles, married to the one inscrutable Mr Kimble.Somehow Ken Kimble was able to charm and seduce and marry these women, but the marriages quickly revealed there was nothing beneath his thin veneer. Really nothing. The wives learned they never kne...
CharlotteBuriedinBooks
CharlotteBuriedinBooks rated it
1.0
Moved too slowly for me, gave up after about 100 pages.
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debnance rated it
4.0 Mrs. Kimble
Mrs. Kimble is actually three people: the first, second, and third wives of Ken Kimble. I was intrigued by the structure of the novel, the way the author revealed Ken K...
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