Wednesday 11 January 2012

Wishlist Wednesday #1

I am delighted to become part of Wishlist Wednesday which is being hosted by Dani at pen to paper

The idea is to post about one book each week that has been on your wishlist for some time, or maybe just added...

So what do you need to do to join in?
Follow Pen to Paper as host of the meme.
Pick a book from your wishlist that you are dying to get to put on your shelves.
Do a post telling your readers about the book and why it's on your wishlist.
Add your blog to the linky at the bottom of her post.
Put a link back to pen to paper ( somewhere in your post.
Visit the other blogs and enjoy!

My #1 Wishlist Wednesday Book 

The Paris Wife 


Paula McLain

The Paris Wife

I first heard about this book several months ago, and I am pleased to hear that it has been chosen as one of the Richard and Judy book club spring reads for 2012..

from Goodreads 

Though deeply in love, the Hemingways are ill prepared for the hard- drinking and fast-living life of Jazz Age Paris, which hardly values traditional notions of family and monogamy. Surrounded by beautiful women and competing egos, Ernest struggles to find the voice that will earn him a place in history, pouring all the richness and intensity of his life with Hadley and their circle of friends into the novel that will become The Sun Also Rises. Hadley, meanwhile, strives to hold on to her sense of self as the demands of life with Ernest grow costly and her roles as wife, friend, and muse become more challenging. Despite their extraordinary bond, they eventually find themselves facing the ultimate crisis of their marriage—a deception that will lead to the unravelling of everything they’ve fought so hard for. A heartbreaking portrayal of love and torn loyalty, The Paris Wife is all the more poignant because we know that, in the end, Hemingway wrote that he would rather have died than fallen in love with anyone but Hadley.

I am sure this will find its way onto either my kindle or my book shelf before too long....

Happy Reading !

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