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The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
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Jul 09, 2012

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I found the first quarter of The Paris Wife to be so slow that I put the book aside for a month, but I'm glad I turned back to it and finished it. I was very taken with Hadley, horrified by Ernest, and enjoyed encountering all of the literary stars in Jazz Age Paris - which felt a little bit like watching Midnight in Paris. The writing isn't terrific, but I think McLain does a good job of capturing the love between them and how it twists as Hemingway rises in prominence.
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July 9, 2012 – Shelved
June 22, 2015 – Started Reading
August 9, 2015 – Finished Reading

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