The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

A Novel

Taylor Jenkins Reid

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"Riveting, heart-wrenching, and full of Old Hollywood glamour, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is one of the most captivating reads of 2017." —BuzzFeed

"The epic adventures Evelyn creates over the course of a lifetime will leave every reader mesmerized. This wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet and her tumultuous Tinseltown journey comes with unexpected twists and the most satisfying of drama." —PopSugar

From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six—an entrancing novel "that speaks to the Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor in us all" (Kirkus Reviews), in which a legendary film actress reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine.

Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now?

Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband has left her, and her professional life is going nowhere. Regardless of why Evelyn has selected her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career.

Summoned to Evelyn's luxurious apartment, Monique listens in fascination as the actress tells her story. From making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the '80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way, Evelyn unspools a tale of ruthless ambition, unexpected friendship, and a great forbidden love. Monique begins to feel a very real connection to the legendary star, but as Evelyn's story near its conclusion, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique's own in tragic and irreversible ways.

"Heartbreaking, yet beautiful" (Jamie Blynn, Us Weekly), The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is "Tinseltown drama at its finest" (Redbook): a mesmerizing journey through the splendor of old Hollywood into the harsh realities of the present day as two women struggle with what it means—and what it costs—to face the truth.

Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz Ja i
Family Sharing Nein i
Text-to-Speech Nein i
Seitenzahl 400 (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 13.06.2017
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781501139246
Verlag Simon + Schuster
Dateigröße 5009 KB
Verkaufsrang 34406

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von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Wien am 28.05.2020

For me, this was a 5 star read It's not something I usually read so it took me a long time to pick it up, but after I started reading it I just couldn't stop! The twists and turns.. it turned out very different than I anticipated in the beginning and I was pleasantly surprised! Evelyn's story was truly captivating and I'm so g... For me, this was a 5 star read It's not something I usually read so it took me a long time to pick it up, but after I started reading it I just couldn't stop! The twists and turns.. it turned out very different than I anticipated in the beginning and I was pleasantly surprised! Evelyn's story was truly captivating and I'm so glad I got to enjoy it.

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