In the summer of 1926, Hemingway and his wife Hadley travel from Paris to a villa in the south of France. Everywhere they go they are accompanied by the glamorous Fife, Ernest's lover. Hadley is the first Mrs Hemingway, but neither she nor Fife will be the last. Over the ensuing decades, Ernest's literary career will blaze a trail and his marriages will be ignited by desire and deceit. Four extraordinary women will learn what it means to love the most famous writer of his generation.