The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a historical fiction novel published by Atria Books. It tells the story of a fictional old Hollywood star Evelyn Hugo, who plans to leave the show in her 80s.
At the beginning of the story, the Hollywood star at her age of 79 plans to tell about all her glamorous and scandalous life. She chooses an unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant to tell her story.
Her story consists of a tale of ruthless ambition, unexpected friendship, and great forbidden love.
Evelyn Hugo also mentions the sevens husbands on her way to the current position. The story at last will also give the readers an idea, of why Evelyn chose Monique to tell her story. It creates some suspense in the readers when Monique finds Evelyn’s life intersecting with hers. The story gives a good lesson to everyone; That they can achieve their goals by working hard.
Book author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Publishing date: 13 June 2017
- Evelyn Hugo-The iconic movie Star
- Monique Grant-reporter to whom Evelyn tells her story
Other characters include Connor Cameron, Celia St, Harry Cameron, Ernie Diaz, etc.
Category: Historical fiction, Romance
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