A story of love, ambition and secrets. 🎥
🎧 Listening time: 12 hrs and 10 mins
⭐ Community rating: 4.6 / 5
Introduction to The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a historical fiction work exploring the captivating tale of Evelyn Hugo, an imaginary icon of Old Hollywood.
At the age of 79, Evelyn grants an exclusive interview to an unfamiliar journalist named Monique Grant. This interview is her final revelation, revealing the hidden truths behind her opulent and controversial life.
What is The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo about?
The audiobook is divided into seven sections, each titled after one of Evelyn’s husbands, offering a chronological account of her life throughout her marriages and romantic relationships.
These titles are enriched with adjectives that underscore the actress’s emotions and viewpoints regarding each relationship.
As the narrative of Evelyn’s life gradually unfurls, it uncovers her unrelenting ambition, an unexpected but profound friendship, and a great forbidden love.
During this, Monique becomes increasingly connected to the actress, sensing their genuine bond. Yet, as Evelyn’s tale catches up to the present, the intricate threads of her life intertwine irreversibly with Monique’s own, revealing a tragic intersection between their stories.
Should I listen to The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo audiobook?
Through the lens of her marriages and relationships, the listeners of this audiobook gain a profound understanding of ambition, friendship, love, and the sacrifices made to achieve dreams.
Taylor Jenkins Reid skillfully weaves together multiple layers of emotion, revealing the highs and lows of Evelyn’s life.
🗯 While some aren’t satisfied with what they call cliches this audiobook includes, others call it an evergreen treasure. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a must-listen for all fans of 50s and 60s actresses, the lives they lived and glamour mixed with problems they encountered.
📝 Book Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
🎙 Audiobook Narrator: Alma Cuervo, Julia Whelan, Robin Miles
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