Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Anita Loos] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The delirious Jazz-Age classic that no less an authority than. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes has ratings and reviews. Jeffrey said: ”So when I got through telling Dorothy what I thought up. Dorothy looked at me. Masquerading as her diaries, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes follows Lorelei as she and witty book, Lorelei’s glamorous pragmatism shines, as does Anita Loos’s.
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Lorelei and Dorothy are very different from one another. Lorelei takes a different path to security than I did.
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Retrieved from ” https: The Penguin Classics anta comes complete with a series of charming illustrations by Ralph Barton. This is the novel that far outshone “The Great Gatsby” during its time, and I can see why. She is warned that he is a miser, but with flattery and the promise of discretion as he is marriedshe manages to get him to buy the tiara for her.
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Bryant said no it is an act of ommadge and she blondrs be delighted. The Americano Intolerance: But this follows the noble tradition of such books as Shamela, and it is very, very funny. I really need to read it as I loved the Keun novel so much. After Midnight by Irmgard Keun tr. My family came home and thought I’d gotten into the liquor cabinet.
Main menu Skip to content. There may have been a little sarcasm in that, but I think she was impressed with what Loos accomplished.
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Other books in the series. Feb 13, Marti rated it really liked it Shelves: It probably helps that I have traveled a lot, and to the same places these women were traveling, but I recommend this book to EVERY female on the planet. Having asked why this lady inspired such interest, she deduced it was her blonde hair that caused such slavish devotion and an idea was born. Lorelei Lee is mercenary in bloondes ways of love.
She puts a slant on the story that makes it sound like a Puritan spiritual biography. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
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Anita Loos, author of one of the funniest novels ever written, may be remembered as the author whose book inspired the musical which inspired the music video of Madonna’s Material Girl. Now Lorelei has been sent to Europe by another admirer to educate herself.
Yet the longer Lorelei’s sentimental education continues, the more she recognises the truth: Paperbackpages. He encourages Lorelei to become friends with Bartlett, discover official secrets, and pass them on to him. Sep 27, Paul Bryant rated it really liked it Shelves: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Although the writing was credited to Loos, it was presumably ghosted by the artists, Virginia Huget and Phil Cook. You are commenting using your WordPress.
It says a lot that, according to the introduction, when the author James Joyce was losing his eyesight and could read very little, the serialization of this book in Harpers Bazaar is one of the few things he read.