1926: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley travel to a villa in the south of France. They swim, play bridge and drink gin. But wherever they go they are accompanied by the glamorous Fife. Fife is Hadley's best friend. She is also Ernest's lover. Over the ensuing decades, Ernest's literary career will blaze a trail, but his marriages will be ignited by passion and deceit. Four extraordinary women will be forced to ask themselves how far she will go to remain his wife...
Naomi Wood was awarded the 2012 inaugural Eccles Centre British Library Writer in Resident Award. She is the Young Patrons Ambassador at the British Library and teaches at the University of East Anglia. She lives in London. "Mrs. Hemingway" is her American debut.Review :
Praise for "Mrs. Hemingway "
***A "Harper's Bazaar "(UK) Best Book of 2014***
***A "Stylist Magazine" (UK) Best Book of 2014***
"Wood has given us a fascinating, astutely observed, gorgeously written account of the Hemingway wives and their charismatic, enigmatic, troubled and troublesome husband. This is a gem of a book."
--Therese Ann Fowler, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald"
"Naomi Wood's absorbing, illuminating novel offers fascinating portraits of four extraordinary women and the tortured literary genius who loved them. If you thought you knew all there was to know about Ernest Hemingway's wives, their passions, and their heartbreak, think again."
--Jennifer Chiaverini, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker "and "Mrs. Lincoln's Rival"
"It takes an unusual skill to keep someone reading a story to which they think they already know the ending. But "Mrs. Hemingway" is so beautifully written, and evocative, that I could not put it down until the last page."
--Jojo Moyes, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Me Before You"
"With remarkable insight and boldness, Naomi Wood brilliantly takes on one of history's most remembered writers and the women who loved him. Obsessively readable, fascinating, and heartbreaking, "Mrs. Hemingway" captures a time and people in a style the legend himself would no doubt admire."
--Erika Robuck, bestselling author of "Hemingway's Girl"
"Forget everything you thought you knew about Ernest Hemingway's four wives. In a quartet of searing interlocked portraits, Naomi Wood brings vividly to life the real women who loved and lost the legendary charmer and great writer. "Mrs. Hemingway" is a luminous heartbreaking novel. Wood is a writer to watch."
--Ellen Feldman, Orange Prize-shortlisted author of "Lucy"
"A detailed and deeply affecting account of the complex relationship between love and wor
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