Mrs. Kimble: A Novel by Jennifer HaighMrs. Kimble: A Novel by Jennifer Haigh

Mrs. Kimble: A Novel

byJennifer Haigh

Paperback | January 29, 2016

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“Beautiful, devastating and complex.” —Chicago Tribune

The award-winning debut novel from Jennifer Haigh, author of BakerTowers, The Condition, and Faith, tells the story of Birdie, Joan,and Dinah, three women who marry the same charismatic, predatory, and enigmaticopportunist: Ken Kimble. Resonating with emotional intensity and narrativeinnovation reminiscent of Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto, Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible, and Zora Neale Hurston’s TheirEyes Were Watching God, Haigh’s Mrs. Kimble is a timeless story ofgrief, passion, heartache, deception, and the complex riddle of love.
Jennifer Haigh is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Condition; Baker Towers, winner of the 2006 PEN/L.L. Winship Award for outstanding book by a New England author; and Mrs. Kimble, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction. Her short stories have appeared in the Atlantic, Granta, the Saturday Evening Post, and...
Title:Mrs. Kimble: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.94 inPublished:January 29, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060858788

ISBN - 13:9780060858780


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well written This book is well written. The author draws out the characters in such a way that you at once feel their pain and want them to be happy. I would recommend this book for a lazy Sunday afternoon with a great cup of coffee.
Date published: 2018-02-07

Editorial Reviews

“An affecting tale of the power of a charismatic predator and the acquiesence of his victims. Ken Kimble…is a chilling creation.” (Boston Globe)