We still have plenty of summer left! Whether you’re heading out to the Hamptons for a weekend by the beach, or trying to stay cool in the city, relax and enjoy the season with a classic summer novel. This week, we’re setting the spotlight on our favorite fiction books from some of the world’s most beloved authors. Each story offers a vivid account of European life in the early 20th century.
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald: Step into the glamorous world of the 1920’s and follow the tragically romantic lives of Dick and Nicole Diver as they gallivant around the French Riviera and other chic European locales.
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway: This story takes readers on a journey from Paris through the Spanish countryside to Pamplona for the infamous running of the bulls. The novel focuses on the “Lost Generation” of post-war Europe with characters based on Hemingway’s friends.
To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf: Set on the breathtaking Scottish Isle of Skye, this modernist novel is largely introspective and centers on the relationships of the Ramsay family during their seaside holidays.
By Kim Chmura