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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Bushnell does this to show that everyone, both in her stories and in the bushmell wold, is buxhnell in some way. It is fine book if you look at it as whole, but when you try to take it in to the pieces and think about it too much it started to be dull and over cliched.
Bushnell really shows how “educated” white women from schools like Barnard and Wellesley sneer at minorities while aping their victim rhetoric. Only in an attempt to attract Zizi does she begin dating Selden. I feel like I should be ashamed to live and love NYC. Even after all this time I read this one a long blones agoI still can remember clearly all the charac After absolutely hating Sex and the City, I was quite sceptic about this novel.
Beautiful women are stupid because they don’t have to try. I agree with the aforementioned comment about Bushnell being the twenty-first century’s Jane Austen and I applaud her for at least TRYING to be honest and not just writing cheesy bodice-ripping blondws that ladies read to get off on love and sex or whatever. Jun 05, Amie rated it liked it. On top of that, the writing is terrible.
The first woman, Janey, has the best story in terms of being interesting and the fact that it could end in an unconventional way. Mar 02, Jennifer Green added it.
I get the Sex and the City thing- I even loved the show for the first few seasons before they became walking cliches of superficiality and excess, but that’s exactly what this book is about. Hopefully fewer women than Candace Bushnell would have us believe Very well written and easy to read: Even after all this time I read busunell one a long time agoI still can remember bllndes all the characters. After absolutely hating Sex and the City, I was quite sceptic about this novel.
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To ask other readers questions about Four Blondesplease sign up. 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. Alice I saw your youtube review of these as well. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Coupled with this skewed understanding of injustice is an ironic appropriation of Thatcherite sentiment, the repeated assertion that ‘Society is dead’.
Jun 05, Kanika Sood rated it it was blondew. I bought the 4 Blondes and I was not disappointed the style was crisp and very observing. Not to mention these four characters are unexceptionally flawed, some are lazy, do not want to work and wanna depend on their lover’s filthy money to sustain them through the summers, or some are tremendously hard-working and egotistic about their jobs and constantly dominating their husbands and criticizing their jobs or some love to act paranoid acndace some is desperate to settle for less.
4 Blondes, by Candace Bushnell
Now, if we see Four Blondes as Four Blondes and nothing else, it is clearly a winner. Winnie’s husband James has the hots for Winnie’s younger sister, Evie, a screwed up, sexually loose young woman who dreams of being a successful journalist. There’s only one character buhsnell comes to mind who might rival their superficiality.
I’m not quite sure what the author was going for with this one. Being good-looking is part of mastering the world.
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I usually enjoy stories where the characters are linked and that would have redeemed this book just a little but the way she did it really just kind of annoyed me more than anything My father is gay and lives in Paris. This isn’t the expected tale of a grasping, gold digger who gets her comeuppance. Four Bushnekl cha “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together. Well, I was pretty aware what I was getting myself into, before reading this book.
Trivia About Four Blondes. Heed the content warning, please. Egged on by her friend Dianna Moon, Cecilia has affairs in New York city and the South of France, all the while maintaining her glamourous facade.
I only kept reading it in the ridiculous and futile hope that it surely would have to get better at some point. She leaves England, sad that she has to leave a man behind who has just told her that he loves her. The last bit that really was good in the book was this bit: I have read a million ccandace and trust me, chic-lit authors use words as freely as water.