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The Paris Wife von Paula McLain
The Paris Wife von Paula McLain
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The fascination with Ernest Hemingway's years in Paris in the early 1920s seems to never die. Paula McLain explores the relationship between Ernest Hemingway and Hadley Richardson - the first of Hemingway's four wives and the woman to whom he dedicated The Sun Also Rises. She tells the story of their years together: 1920-27. Ernest and Hadley arrived in Paris in December 1921, and the next few years were clearly happy, until mid 1926, when the idyll in Paris ended with separation in 1926 and divorce the following year.

McLain spends 318 pages casually dropping names and moving on quickly as readers congratulate themselves for having picked up a book where they already know all of… Mehr dazu
The Third Bullet: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel (Bob Lee&hellip von Stephen Hunter
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Regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy Jr. said as recently as January 2013 (during a stay in Dallas) he believes the evidence was strong that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. His remarks were the first time a Kennedy family member has publicly criticized the Warren Report. So it's only fitting that Stephen Hunter joins the 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination with a fictionalized account of events that arguably became the best-known gun crime in history. After all the reader can count on former Marine sniper and gun expert Bob Lee Swagger.

As the novel opens, Bob is spending his days quietly in middle-of-nowhere Idaho with… Mehr dazu
A Moveable Feast von Ernest Hemingway
A Moveable Feast von Ernest Hemingway
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This biographical work is a series of 20 sketches of Paris in the 1920s. According to one story, the memoir began when Charles Ritz, owner of this famous palace in Paris discovered in November 1956 two trunks belonging to Hemingway. The trunks were left there in 1928, when Hemingway and his second wife, Pauline, left for Key West, Florida. The trunks contained notebooks he had kept during his early Paris years.

Ernest and his first wife, Hadley, arrived in Paris in December 1921, and the next few years were clearly happy, until mid 1926, when the marriage broke up. After finishing his breakthrough novel The Sun Also Rises, some wealthy people, sensing Hemingway was about to… Mehr dazu