The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel

The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel

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The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel

One of Mexico's most celebrated new novelists, F. G. Haghenbeck offers a beautifully written reimagining of Frida Kahlo's fascinating life and loves.

When several notebooks were recently discovered among Frida Kahlo's belongings at her home in Coyoacán, Mexico City, acclaimed Mexican novelist F. G. Haghenbeck was inspired to write this beautifully wrought fictional account of her life. Haghenbeck imagines that, after Frida nearly died when a streetcar's iron handrail… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

It’s good, but it seemed to call for a bit more salt and pepper.

Despite the repetitiousness and pretentious hyperbola that drags on this novel, Kahlo remains a rich character and inevitably irresistible.

Book Details  

Publisher: Atria Books (September 25, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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