This fictional tale follows the illustrious career of Martha Gellhorn, as well as her volatile marriage to Ernest Hemingway.
Love and Ruin is a fictional account of Martha Gellhorn, novelist, renowned war correspondent and Ernest Hemingway’s third wife. This well-researched novel follows fiery Martha from St. Louis to Key West, Fla., where she meets Hemingway in a bar; Spain; Cuba; Finland; and China.
It chronicles her illustrious career, as well as her passionate-turned-tumultuous marriage, against vivid descriptions of the Second World War. You’ll want to add this highly anticipated book to your beach bag.
Love and Ruin (Bond Street Books) by Paula McLain, $33.