GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES ANITA LOOS PDF

GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES ANITA LOOS PDF

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 Lee from Little Rock is one of those mysteries of nature.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Well it certainly is shallow. Spoffard really must have very strong morals or else all the things snita spoil other peoples morals would spoil his morals.

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.

Jennings I had quite a bad case of hysterics and my mind was really a blank and when I came out of it, it seems that I had a revolver in my hand and it seems that the revolver had shot Mr.

This purports to be the diary of Lorelie Lee, gold-digging dumb blonde extraordinaire.

She exerts a great deal of effort trying to sound sophisticated, but the book is full of Anita Loos’s deliberate misspellings, grammatical errors, and so on. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Excellent review Jacqui, this sounds like a fun read. The first film versionwhich is now lost, was released in and starred Ruth Taylor and Alice White. Lorelei is a calculating monster; [but] she’s charming and funny.

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Dorothy shows Spoffard everything Lorelei has bought and tells him she has gone to look at the Russian crown jewels with a view to buying them.

So something has really got to happen soon, or I will have to admit that things seem to be happening that are not for the best. Now Lorelei has been sent to Europe by another admirer to educate herself. To get my hands on a copy at the local library they sent an intern down to storage. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Some excellent turns of phrase, typified by describing a rival as “an immitation Russian countess of the vampire type”.

I overheard Dorothy talking to Mr Montrose and she was telling Mr Montrose that she thought that I would be great in the movies if he would write me a part that only had three expressions, Joy, Sorrow, and Indigestion.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos

As God is my witness, I’ll never be hungry again. This article needs additional citations for verification. So I copied out what I wrote in my diary for today and Mr.

I particularly liked the section on London where she rubbishes the buildings for not being up to the standards of those in the US. In just a few months, Gentleman Prefer Blondes became a magazine sensation.

Sep 26, notgettingenough rated it really liked it Shelves: I mean it seems to me a gentleman who has a friendly interest in educating a girl … would want her to have the biggest square cut diamond in New York.

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It feels sharper or more satirical underneath that outwardly ditsy surface.

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She gains fresh admirers wherever she goes. Lorelei’s ditzily unreliable narration packs a ton of information in between its lines. Prsfer instants, they make a great fuss over a tower that really is not even as tall as the Hickox building in Little Rock Arkansas and it would only make a chimney on one of our towers in New York.

A gentleman friend and I were dining at the Ritz last evening and he said that if I took a pencil and paper and put down all my thoughts it would make a book. She los that metropolis after an unfortunate incident with a male admirer. Allen rated it it was amazing.

Not saying movie lacks irony—far from it—or that the book genhlemen humor; however, the book just beats one joke to death. When Montrose expresses regret because he hoped Spoffard could be persuaded to finance his new movie and she would star in the lead role, Lorelei decides she would like to marry Spoffard and have a movie career. The humor pounces unexpectedly.

The narration was boring and I much preferred the film to the book.