Writers Between the Covers
The Scandalous Romantic Lives of Legendary Literary Casanovas, Coquettes, and CadsDownloadable Audiobook - 2013 | Unabridged
Why did Norman Mailer stab his second wife at a party? Who was Edith Wharton's secret transatlantic lover? What motivated Anaïs Nin to become a bigamist? Writers Between the Covers rips the sheets off these and other real-life love stories of the literati; some with fairy tale endings and others that resulted in break-ups, breakdowns, and brawls. Among the writers laid bare are Agatha Christie, who sparked the largest-ever manhunt in England as her marriage fell apart; Arthur Miller, whose jaw-dropping pairing with Marilyn Monroe proved that opposites attract, at least initially; and T. S. Eliot, who slept in a deckchair on his disastrous honeymoon. From the best break-up letters to the stormiest love triangles to the boldest cougars and cradle-robbers, this fun and accessible volume reveals literary history's most titillating loves, lusts, and longings.
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 24 min.)) : digital