The Bridges of Madison County

This short fiction by Robert James Waller became the movie sensation  which starred Meryl Steep and Clint Eastwood in 1995. First published in 1992, the book is famous for it effective depiction of an affactionate middle-age adulterous affair that happened back in the 1960s. It reached #1 on the New York Times Book Seller list for an impressive 13 weeks and stayed on the list for 3 years. More notably, with the moive a blockbuster, it beat Gone With the Wind to become the best selling ficion of all time in 1995.

 Detailed review and analysis of the book’s popularity here

The Bridges of Madison County
by Robert James Waller
Warner Books
Condition: Good
Flow Price: HK$39


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