Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell returns to familiar fixations in 4 Blondes – getting laid and getting rich. Blonde AmbitionCandace Bushnell created a sensation with her first book, Sex and the City, spawning an HBO series that has become a. Have a cocktail and read Candace Bushnell.” —Karen Karbo, The Oregonian ” Four Blondes is a punchy cluster of stories about sex, looks, money, more sex.
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As my Depression-raised, Harlem-born grandfather used to say, “aw, who’s gonna believe this? These 4 blonds were quite unique. The characters featured in the short stories are unlikable which actually isn’t the biggest problem.
Detailed Review Summary of 4 Blondes by Candace Bushnell
Jul 24, Jaime rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Juan-banjo Jan blondees, Janey continually struggles with her torrid past as a consummate seducer of powerful men and is known in many circles as a semi-prostitute.
God, I was so fickle. Marlene-NL Apr 12, She almost fools herself bbushnell thinking that she’s something, that she has love, but then he shows up with his wife and Janey goes back to being the Janey that we got to know at first–she doesn’t really show bolndes emotion, she recedes into her selfish behaviors and fools herself into thinking that she might do something–anything–someday and be famous, rich.
This book contains 4 stories. There’s only one character that comes to mind who might rival their superficiality.
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The story is mostly about how the English hate sex, how they are bad at itetc. Bushnell is one of the worse writers of all time. I hated the way it was written At fourteen, when glondes got her period, her mother said, ‘Janey, you must be careful with boys.
Four Blondes cha “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together. Unfortunately, the author has projected the hard truth about 21st century women.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And when he doesn’t seem perfect, she can’t handle it and he can’t handle being criticized and at the end, he has sex with some chick that works with his wife and Winnie sleeps with a movie star, Tanner, because it’s freeing.
Apr 30, Meghan added it. In fact, I think the story of her sister would have been far more interesting. Generally awful and so much b I actually remember reading this years ago and going through the worst rated titles on goodreads buhnell awful book springs back to my mind.
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I wanted the big, great, inspiring story about an unmarried career woman who goes to London on assignment and meets the man of her dreams and marries him.
As in the normalization of deviant sex ick. Leave it for those who will laugh out loud in recognition of someone they know. Perhaps it deserves some kind of recognition at the very least for the entertainment value you get from reading the harsh reviews which are the vast majority interspersed with the occasional fawning acclaim another example of ironic genius?
The first story the reader has Janey Wilcox who is manipulative and a sordid disreputable person. To view it, click here. Tellingly, the two authors called on to provide the obligatory jacket quotes here are Helen Fielding and Brett Easton Ellis, but although in Britain Bushnell is as often compared to Fielding as she is to Austen, she belongs firmly in the Easton Ellis school.
It is the final, short story that is the most intriguing. This book is missing heart, substance, and whatever else cancace gives you a compelling urge to flip the pages to find out more. Bushnell does this to show that everyone, both in her stories and in the real wold, is connected in some way.
Perhaps some day she will learn how to write. Jun 05, Amie rated it liked it. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. I can’t say that I liked it.
Not only are they selfish they are a downright disgusting portraya This book took cansace two years to finish!
He keeps his emotions concealed and she is learning just how hard it is to be married to someone in the public eye. Swap have, 13 want. Jun 27, Jess Driscoll rated it it was czndace Recommends it for: In the end, though, Winnie actually says something nice to James, about his work and it’s like sleeping with other people might have actually fixed or helped their fucked up life.