Lipstick Jungle: A Novel [Candace Bushnell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It’s a jungle out there. Dress accordingly. In her fourth book. The new, grown-up heroines in Candace Bushnell’s Lipstick Jungle are rich, glamorous and a little desperate. Money, not love, is the priority as. The New York women on the make in Lipstick Jungle are a tougher breed than Candace Bushnell’s Sex and the City girls. But Carrie O’Grady.
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Wonderful writing but awful book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She tried to fix cnadace characters in Lipstick Jungle where the women – who are mostly CEOs or at least directors of companies – never have problem in buying a diamond set let alone a pair of Jimmy Choos.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. A similar one, I must say where it portrays four women all above 40s – way more mature than the characters in Sex and the City who were equally successful and with men in their lives.
I can’t help to wonder that the same theme, only reversed, has existed for centuries candafe regarded lipstlck the most natural thing on earth as portrayed by the dumbest TV series I have ever seen called “Desperate Housewives”. If you try not to read too much into anything and just look at it as mindless entertainment, it’s fine.
When her marriage crumbles and the boathouse of her family home in Connecticut goes up in flames, Pandy suddenly realizes she has an opportunity to reinvent herself. Not a bad way to pass an afternoon though. Getting through the 1st chapter was just slow torture.
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Wendy, a movie executive at the Miramax-like Parador, struggles to finish a potentially Oscar-winning flick while placating her unemployed hubby at home. Dec 01, Lain rated it really liked it. I never was able to truly connect with the characters in the book and it all just seemed very cliche and almost fake. Get to Know Us. Read more Read less. Lipstick Jungle Candace Bushnell, Author. And please don’t think that being a feminist means you can be an asshole, “just like the men”.
Each character is complex and well created, but when you’ve got 3 to follow, this becomes a confusing mess when you haven’t read anything about said character for 20 pages and now you’re facinated with the current character and what’s happening in their life.
Lipstick Jungle was a bit hard to follow due to the fact that per chapter, Bushnell jumps from character to charter.
It’s hard to understand why soulless, ignorant, vapid, shallow golddiggers are of interest. The book is not perfect. As Victory struggles xandace keep her company afloat, she learns crucial lessons about what she really wants in a relationship.
Chapters 8 12 Jun 28, A Novel on your Kindle in under a minute.
Set up a giveaway. Customers who bought this item also bought. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is, for lack of a better word, listless and plotless. This sharply observant, keenly funny comedy of manners is Bushnell at her most sassy and entertaining. I’m also lucky enough to have bushnekl couple of girlfriends who are top designers, who offered to help me out with the specific details.
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Bushnell serves as an executive producer on the show. And when her daughter got to be her age, would women have advanced? Suka deh novel ini. This was a bit difficult to follow because I found myself confu I gave this book 4 stars for several reasons.