Posted on 9th July 2014

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Mrs. Hemingway

In 2014, the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize worked with the Regional Literature Development Agencies to find reading groups across the UK to read the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize-winning titles. Mrs. Hemingway by Naomi Wood was read by the Ickenham Reading Group from Middlesex and below are reviews from its reading group members.  1. Samantha Everett:…

Posted on 19th June 2014

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Mrs. Hemingway

“Naomi Wood is a wonderful writer. I defy anyone not to enjoy Mrs. Hemingway, charting the tale of the four remarkable women who had the mixed blessing of becoming Hemingway’s wife. Full of gossipy detail, glamorous locations, believable dialogue (Hemingway speaks like we’d imagine Hemingway to speak), relationship truths, and human insight, it is a…

Posted on 14th May 2014

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Mrs. Hemingway

The current vogue for fictionalised biographies continues in Naomi Wood’s latest novel, Mrs. Hemingway. Elizabeth “Hadley” Richardson, Pauline Pfeiffer (“Fife”), Martha Gelhorn, Mary Welsh: four women vitally connected over time through marriage to Ernest Hemingway are brought together once more and their relationships put under the microscope. Where Paula McLain, in The Paris Wife, focuses…