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Paula McLain and her new novel LOVE AND RUIN

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 6:45pm

Paula McLain

will speak about her new novel

LOVE AND RUIN

Wednesday, May 2nd

at Darien Community Association

6:45 reception

7:30 book discussion

Register here

Ticket includes a signed copy of the hardcover book

and a glass of wine

 

 

 

The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn--a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would becwould become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century .

In the shadow of the impending Second World War, and set against the turbulent backdrops of Madrid and Cuba, Martha and Ernest's relationship and their professional careers ignite. But when Ernest publishes the biggest literary success of his career, For Whom the Bell Tolls, they are no longer equals, and Martha must make a choice: surrender to the confining demands of being a famous man's wife or risk losing Ernest by forging a path as her own woman and writer. It is a dilemma that could force her to break his heart, and hers.

 

Event address: 
Darien Community Association
274 Middlesex Road
Darien, CT 06820-4127

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