Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a shy 28-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness when she meets Ernest Hemingway and is captivated by his energy, intensity and burning ambition to write. After a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for France. But glamorous Jazz Age Paris, full of artists and writers, fuelled by alcohol and gossip, is no place for family life and fidelity.
Ernest and Hadley's marriage begins to founder, and the birth of a beloved son serves only to drive them further apart. Then, at last, Ernest's ferocious literary endeavours begin to bring him recognition - not least from a woman intent on making him her own....
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- anke steinbacher
Great story to listen to.Historically interesting for all who like to catch a glimpse of the atmosphere of the golden 20is in Paris, the time of Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound and the Fitzgeralds.And also very touching as Paris and its protagonists serve as a wonderful frame for the love story between Hadley Richardson and a very young Ernest Hemingway, who just really starts out as a writer.