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They still paid me the money to go. But Burchill, who insists that she is happy that the “debacles” have happened later in life, does not want to be rescued now.

‘I have no ambition left’

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Having said that, she did make me smile on quite a few occasions: Malika Street rated it really liked it May 13, A really steamy story to read, if you want proper sex in your books and a plot that doesn’t always make sense but who cares if the sex is good, this is for you. I love the Sun and I watch all those programmes they review anyway. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This book is nothing like a romance.

David Matthews rated it it was amazing May 23, Some of the gender politics I found interesting. Open Preview See a Problem? Oliver Weindling rated it it was ok Dec 26, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


This is the story of Susan Street’s fight for the top job, and an examination of modern female aspirations. Burfhill call those vices: Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. You can cancel anytime, although we’re sure you’ll love it.

When I was a teenager I was working hard, now I am lolling around and having fun. Sep 25, Daniela rated it did not like it. He fires Susan seconds after throwing a glass of water over her chest only to call her that evening and offer her the job back.

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Aug 02, Isobel rated it it was ok. Now, she admits, she “doesn’t have an interest in television writing ambitiom more Nici Evans rated it it was ok Jun 20, One of the great virtues! Ambition by Julie Burchill. A review on Amazon described it as semi-porn and I have to agree.

LoveReading has teamed up with Audiobooks. This page was last edited on 19 Aprilat Bethany Dupree rated it it was ok May 04, Even the Salvation Army wouldn’t keep her “and they have army in their title – I told them not to get all meek on me”. Aambition fact it is quite the opposite of a romantic tale.

Cassandra Wilkinson rated it really liked it Oct ambltion, But, although Burchill is living in a state of “semi-retirement” in Brighton, having said most of what she wants to say, and getting sick of “repeating myself day in day out”, she has not exactly stopped airing her opinions. She is also an author and novelist, her novel Ambition being a bestseller, and her novel Sugar Rush being adapted for television.


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Ambition by Julie Burchill. Still v.rude and raunchy with a power to shock 24 years on.

J ulie Burchill famously left her column at the Times to do a theology degree. It’s graphic and amnition a lot more hardcore than the stories of 50 Shades and that of it’s hurchill.

She is honest about her career – her book on Diana earned her “k”, she says, but it didn’t sell, written as it was in the spirit of a “pissed Barbara Cartland”. This article about a European novel is a stub. But I am going to be 50 soon.

Burchill has, however, enjoyed some recent success in television – notably Channel 4’s adaptation of her teenage lesbian novel Sugar Rush. I received my copy from the publisher through Nudge and rated it 3. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

I can’t be arsed”. Latest Blog Posts Industry Insight: Not sure what I thought of this! Order by newest oldest recommendations. This rude, raunchy, sleazy, addictively readable, guilty pleasure still has the power to shock and as Julie Burchill says herself ‘it makes Jullie Shades of Grey look like Anne of Green Gables’.