03. June 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Madeline

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain, 320 pages, read by Madeline, on 05/02/2013

Meeting through mutual friends in Chicago, Hadley is intrigued by brash “beautiful boy” Ernest Hemingway, and after a brief courtship and small wedding, they take off for Paris, where Hadley makes a convincing transformation from an overprotected child to a game and brave young woman who puts up with impoverished living conditions and shattering loneliness to prop up her husband’s career.

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