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Love and ruin : a novel

Author: Paula McLain
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It's the adventure she's been looking for and her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. But she also finds herself unexpectedly--and uncontrollably--falling in love with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Ernest Hemingway; Martha Gellhorn; Martha Gellhorn; Ernest Hemingway; Martha Gellhorn; Ernest Hemingway
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula McLain
ISBN: 9781101967386 1101967382 9780708898918 0708898912 9781101967393 1101967390
OCLC Number: 1028604386
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 388 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Paula McLain.

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Paula McLain's new novel, Love & Ruin, recounts Martha Gellhorn's stormy marriage to Ernest Hemingway, and her painful decision to step out of his shadow and forge her own brilliant career as a war  Read more...

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A beautifully written novel * Mirror * Engrossing and beautifully crafted * Daily Express * McLain's ability to base a work of fiction on real people is nothing short of superb. Readers may pick up Read more...

 
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