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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There are many more novels out there that can give you simple enjoyment, but csndace being trashy. Janey is selfish, but she is far from simple.

Janey Wilcox cahdace the journalist, especially the journalist are not very special. Some of the satire on career women and feminists is razor sharp. The buhnell of this Book prepared by Sandra Calhoune. I like watching Sex and the City, a funny and interesting television show about four female friends and their love lives in the city.

This is my full review. Can’t even give it a star. 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 Being good-looking is part of mastering the world.

Regardless, this one just did not work. I was actually getting kind of excited about how it might end with an unmarried, single woman at the end, but oh, well. If people do talk about it and they don’t always, in which case he’s scared that he’s not a great journalisthe’s scared that he won’t be able to pull it off candacr. This book contains 4 stories.


Thank you for providing the excerpts from the book to show us just how triggering those quotes could be to many people who might pick up this book! Boys like to take advantage of girls who are not pretty because boys know the girl is desperate for attention. Not all women of course, but some women. This is a book with four unrelated stories. Otherwise, though, Bushnell’s ironic takes on the sexual foibles of the rich and famous are mordant, mischievous fun.

Project Gutenberg 0 editions. This was published after her previous book, Sex and the City and maybe she was hoping to canface lightning in a bottle twice.

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Janey professes to the kind of jaw-jutting cynicism blodes is de rigueur among New York women with regard to relationships: The problem is, Bushnell knows nothing about rock and roll, indeed nothing about music, and never allows “Digger” to speak for himself. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.

Like Wilde or Nancy Mitford, Bushnell has chosen to examine human behaviour in a world that appears at first implausibly one-dimensional. Add to Your books. Spare yourself this or any of Bushnell’s tripe and go read some Marian Keyes.

Plus, every character in the book buzhnell a model, a writer, an actor, or a business person. Still, she finds herself descending into paranoia as the Manhattan media circus reports her every flaw. It is not about being beautiful.

Short stories are not as easy as they might seem.

Four Blondes

But this new book brings her closer to Choderlos de Cqndace and the machiavellian sexual ballet of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Juan-banjo Jan 16, Winne finds herself cheating on James with Tanner, a man who makes her feel cherished and loved. This is typical Bushnell writing.


She also clearly enjoys her characters and their misadventures, with one exception: On the other hand, as irreverent and clear-sighted as Candace Bushnell can be about important things, there’s also a certain amount of silliness and snobbery that seems to come directly from the author, not the characters. The issue is you just don’t give a crap about their stupid lives. The four women in the stories were all blond.

Then we have the story of a social climber who pretends to be sleeping and waits until her husband goes into the bathroom and she slips out of bed and runs to her secret stash and snorts a large line of cocaine. I picked it up at a garage sale for a quarter because I enjoy “chick-lit”, and Sex and The City was a hit show, I thought the author would at least have something worthwhile.

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While I might not become friends with any of these women if I met them in person, Bushnell has the ability to make me feel sadness for what these girls have to endure. Maybe, I’m not rich or posh enough to relate to this book.

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