The Last Romantics (20th Century, #5)

The Last Romantics (20th Century, #5) This Is An Alternate Cover Edition For B004U36DQITHE LAST ROMANTICS Is Set In The Glittering Capitals Of Paris And New York During The Champagne Fizzed, Romantic And Roaring 1920 S.Kim Hendricks Is American, A Legendary War Reporter And Celebrated Novelist, A Daring Big Game Hunter, Glamorous And Romantic, But Tragically Flawed.Nicole Redon Is French, A Talented Fashion Designer Whose Shocking Designs Influence Women Around The World She Is Beautiful, Charming, Lonely, Haunted.Kim Confronts A Devastating Tragedy Nicole Guards A Desperate Secret They Meet By Chance And Pursue Their Star Crossed Romance In New York And Paris, On Safari In Africa, In Glamorous Resorts On The French Riviera And The Savage Blood Drenched Front Lines Of Two World Wars. I recently read the Ruth Harris book, The Last Romantics It is the epic story of a love affair between an up and coming Paris fashion designer, Nichole Redon and a novelist reporter from the US, McKim Hendricks The story follows Nichole and Kim through life as they meet quite by chance, on the street in London, just before he is to return to the United States and marry the woman of his father s expectations It is a once, in a lifetime, love at first site, meeting They are both quite taken wi I recently read the Ruth Harris book, The Last
I thought it was okay at first Then I decided it was slow and I didn t like the flow I wanted to Like it but just couldn t. I liked this book when I began reading it I love this era, however I am doing something I rarely do I am not going to finish this book When I began reading I felt that Kim was a composite of F Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway That was OK with me, but then the author put him in the same circle with those literary giants I could get into that, but when the author had Sally lose Kim s manuscript in almost the same way Hadley lost important drafts of Ernest s see The Paris Wife , my inte I liked this book when I began reading it I love this era, however I am doing something I rarely do I am not going to finish this book When I began reading I felt that Kim was a composite of F Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway That was OK with me, but then the author put him in the same circle with those literary giants I could get into that, but when the author had Sally lose
I just wonder if Ruth couldn t find a topic to write about and decided to write about some famous characters, i.e Coco Chanel and Ernest Hemingway with different names and slightly different themes It doesn t bother me as I enjoyed the book and it was interesting to read what the period was like between the 1st World War and the 2nd World War, the depression and how much money there was been thrown around and the way the Rich and Famous lived I also liked the style of writing, to the point an I just wonder if Ruth couldn t find a topic to write about
This was an enjoyable read The characters are flawed in an endearing and mostly believable manner, and Ruth Harris has a captivating writing style that kept me reading even when the story itself may have left me wanting The story includes many rubbing of elbows with real celebrities of the time Fitgerald, Hemingway which helps draw the reader further into the artistic and fashionable setting of the era Overall, it conveyed a not too serious sense of the hopes,
I liked how the story took you through time with some actual events and people, this helped to make itreal I loved the twist and turns on Kim and Nicole and it kept you wondering if they would ever actually get married or not I really enjoyed the parts about how Nicole started out as an outcast and then became so important to her country that she was not allowed to leave the country or even close down her business It kind of gives one the inspiration of being able to do whatever you wan I liked how the story took you through time with some actual events and people, this helped to make itreal I loved the twist and turns on Kim and Nicole and it kept you wondering
Loved itWhere to start I love this time period I love how she added real people like the Fitzgerald s etc One of the things I noticed right away is that Kim and Scott were manic depressive, their behavior is classic for very creative people and t
My childhoodI was 5 at start of WW11 and 10 yrs old when it ended Born in a small village only a few miles from the Gulf of Mexico During that time we lived with rationed food and supplies We were constan
Wow. I enjoyed Harris s book Love and Money, but I just couldn t summon up a scintilla of interest in this story or the characters in it I abandoned it at the 30% mark The reading just became too tedious to continue The extra star in my rat