The Fascinating Women in Ernest Hemingway’s Life Finally Get Their Stories Told

The Fascinating Women in Ernest Hemingway’s Life Finally Get Their Stories Told

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Ernest Hemingway was married four times, firstly to Hadley Richardson, then to Paula Pfieffer, Martha Gellhorn and lastly to Mary Welsh Hemingway. At the end of his life, despite his subsequent marriages and affairs, Hemingway wrote that he would rather have died than fallen in love with anyone but Hadley.    Paula McLain published The Paris Wife in 2011, and the book, which explores Hadley Richardson’s marriage to, and life in Paris with, Ernest Hemingway during the roaring 20s, was an instant success. The novel follows Hadley and Ernest in Paris as they befriend the ‘Lost Generation’, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein and …