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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So, we now have the right to eat macaroons as we please, and women from every social strata can prostitute themselves freely – yipee! To ask other readers questions about Four Blondesplease sign up.

In the end Blondex has managed to get an old, crudely xandace screenplay written years earlier into the hands of the right people in Hollywood and is poised to embark on a new path as a Hollywood movie producer.

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My favorite story is Platinum, the one featuring a paranoid princess. I actually threw it across the room after reading it because I was so disgusted. Sentence length averages 6 words and every other sentence is in parentheses which I think was meant for humor but ended up being This book is not good.

Admittedly, this book has little redeeming social value, beyond being humorous. In this book, Janey tries to convince herself that she doesn’t need a guy to live the life she wants a glamorous one, with a house in the Hamptons in the summer and she almost convinces herself that she b,ondes independent because she’s going places, writing a script for some douche bag who pays for a summer house for her.

One part where the “smart” heroine is shocked because on AMAZON anyone can trash a book by an “important” feminist author left me smiling for days.


Jul 23, Marta rated it did not like it Shelves: Bushnell’s first book, Sex and the City, based on her popular New York Observer column and progenitor of the spectacularly successful television series starring Sarah Jessica Parker, saw its author hailed by some critics as the Jane Austen of the Upper West Side.

Yet, if you like women who carry around vials of cocaine like its normal and who are completely down to earth addicts then you will like the stories. As in the normalization of deviant sex ick. I found that anorexic princess character rather fascinating!

Well, actually, it is more about her tortured husband James. Before I launch into another diatribe about the enormous amount of crap that is this book, let me say that chick-lit CAN be smart, it can be fun and it can Bushnsll PLEASE have a protagonist that, while interested in dating and mating, isn’t obsessed over it or derive ALL of her self-esteem from it.

Even after all this time I read this buxhnell a long time agoI still can remember clearly all the charac After absolutely hating Sex and the City, I was quite sceptic about this novel.

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If you must respect the protagonist in order to enjoy a book, then don’t pick up this one. I love her chick lit. It’s about 4 stupid women who make ridiculous choices and live lives consumed by This book doesn’t even deserve one star. In fact, I think the story of her sister would have been far more interesting.

Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 1, 31 8, 2. Bushnell really shows how “educated” white women from schools like Barnard and Wellesley sneer at minorities while aping their victim rhetoric.

Cecilia Luxenstein, a famous blonde, is driven to paranoia and frenzy by the blodes and her conflicted feelings about her celebrity. I picked it up in a charity shop so many years ago because of the author and it was just terrible, I mean I was really young but still I was young enough the realise how self absorbed these characters are and how dull this book was as well.


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CD Audiobook 0 editions. This has to be one of the worst books that I’ve ever read in my life. On top of that, the writing is terrible. This book contains 4 stories. If people do talk about it and they don’t always, in blondws case he’s scared that he’s not a great journalistnushnell scared that he won’t be able to pull it off again.

Become a LibraryThing Author. Her hilarious misadventures are managed by a gloating jubilant feeling in staccato prose which is described by her gay friend.

Four Blondes by Candace Bushnell

Wikipedia in English None. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Luckily I borrowed this from the library and didn’t actually squander any of my hard-earned money on it.

Very different from the show. Winnie Dieke is a high powered journalist who is in serious denial about her angst-riddled husband and her troubled marriage. To view it, click here. Maybe, I’m not rich or posh enough to relate to this book. Janey has issues, a lot of them, and yes, as I said, candaec is selfish, but all of Bushnell’s characters are complex, even if not directly. Do they ever have fantasies of pushing their wives down on the bed and ripping off their underpants and giving it to them in the butt?

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