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Paris Wife, The: A Novel - Paula McLain
Paris Wife, The: A Novel
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781299065505 (1299065503)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Edition language: English
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debbiekrenzer rated it
While I've never read a Hemingway book, I've always heard that he drank a lot and could be a hard man to get along with. I have seen his house in Key West and saw some of the bars he supposedly hung out in. I was rather taken back in the size of his house there. However, after reading this book, it ...
KatieMc rated it
2.0 Book club read and I ended up playing hookie
I really should have DNF'd this book. Putting aside my personal feelings and value judgments I have for Ernest Hemingway, the tone didn't come across as I would have expected. I really knew nothing of his (first) wife, but I would have expected EH to come across more broody and a mean drunk. Instead...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
3.0 The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Maybe I should have read more reviews or at least the Wikipedia entry for Ernest Hemingway before reading this. I admit that I knew little about him going into this, but I suppose that made it suspenseful at least, whereas I would have known that I'd find this story disturbing if I'd known what was ...
In Love of Books and Friendship
In Love of Books and Friendship rated it
4.0 The Paris Wife
I've always thought to live a life like Ernest Hemingway would be a dream. Living a life full of adventure with a carefree attitude, writing a book about it and having it published would be quite like heaven. In A Paris Wife, a fictional account of Hemingway's first wife Hadley Richardson we learn ...
EricaO rated it
3.0 The Paris Wife
This is one of those books that I felt I should know something about since it's all popular and stuff, though, in all honesty, I knew it wouldn't appeal on a personal level seeing as how I've never been a fan of Hemingway, either his works or the stories of him as a person.For the first half, I was ...
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