Lipstick Jungle: A Novel [Candace Bushnell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It’s a jungle out there. Dress accordingly. In her fourth book. The new, grown-up heroines in Candace Bushnell’s Lipstick Jungle are rich, glamorous and a little desperate. Money, not love, is the priority as. The New York women on the make in Lipstick Jungle are a tougher breed than Candace Bushnell’s Sex and the City girls. But Carrie O’Grady.

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A similar one, I must say where it portrays four women all above 40s – way more mature than the characters in Sex and the City who were equally successful and with men in their lives. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Her books are fun to read, especially if you read all of them. Victory the fashionista is the less well established character. But in a mid-life crisis, she suddenly realizes this isn’t enough. All of them who idolise the four tough women in the series. See 1 question about Ljpstick Jungle…. She shifted uncomfortably in her seat. It’s equally hard not to feel that there is more than just New York that’s familiar here: I am not sure cadnace Candace Bushnell achieves three distinct voices for her three main characters.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. For once, men—how to get them, how to keep them—aren’t Bushnell’s central focus, and her three main characters, all women in their early 40s, are surely her richest to date. Chick Lit Book Club: When her marriage crumbles and the boathouse of her family home in Connecticut goes up in flames, Pandy suddenly realizes she has an opportunity to reinvent herself. The trouble is, from where Victory, Nico and Wendy are standing things don’t look quite that way.

Would jung,e like to tell us about a lower price? On the plus side of things, Bushnell is talented and knows how to write about the powerful, successful women in the New York district.


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The Best Books of Big as they glide in and out of the star-studded social scene. Suka deh novel ini. Take for example Nico, editor-in-chief of Bonfire magazine, who betrays her boss to rise to the top of the entire magazine division at media mega-giant Splatch-Verner. Much like Sex in the City had girl power and sex right up together described or shown in equal detail so with Lipstick Jungle.

And while fashion designer Victory Ford may date a Mr. This website uses cookies. One bhshnell found this helpful. Dec 14, Megija rated it liked it. Here I go with the whole, why I shouldn’t like it stuff.

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Expect a splashy debut, followed by a long run of sales. They were highly successful and motivated, they often had children, and usually were the providers for their families, and yet, they didn’t fit the old stereotype of the witchy businesswoman. I couldn’t find a single male character here who wasn’t a parasite, a cop-out, a jerk, a smooth-talker, a himbo, a nonentity or a loon. But the truth of the matter is that it was entertaining enough and it’s okay for a book to be just that.

This was definitely Bushnell’s best book to date that I’ve read. One of the more poignant moments – and there are one or budhnell – is when one of the characters questions what you actually do with all this money you can’t spend. In a way, Candace Bushnell’s Lipstick Jungle picks up where her career-defining book Sex and the City left off, in the money-soaked, power-hungry, beauty-obsessed jungle that is New York City.

The ladies work in high power or climbing high jobs, one in magazine publishing, one in movie production, and up and coming fashion designer. It’s the same old “Sex and the City” tale: Mantras, lipstici women have their own mantra. Don’t have a Kindle? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Apart from that, I hate chapters that are 25 pages long.

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Lipstick Jungle follows three strong, professional women who found that they could be vulnerable, but only among their female friends. Lipstick Jungle was a bit hard to follow due to the fact that per chapter, Bushnell jumps from character to charter. I came away on holiday with three books to read: Lipstick Jungle is still a page-turner, and Bushnell’s ear for dialogue and eye for detail remain as sharp as ever, but these darker questions bushmell meaning and fulfilment seem to have edged out her viper wit and there are fewer laughs, fewer enjoyably silly minor characters.

It begins with fashion candce where her spring line goes outside the normal game and puts her on the outs with the department bushnll. There’s plenty of the old razzle-dazzle to satisfy her fans.

Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell

I can’t help to wonder that the same theme, only reversed, has existed for centuries but regarded as the most natural thing on earth as portrayed by the dumbest TV series I have ever seen called “Desperate Housewives”. Dec 01, Lain rated it really liked it. On another level though, the fact that a book like this can be written, obviously read quite widely, and can be repeated again and again by simply changing the names of the characters, the title of the book, the TV series or the film really should be quite disturbing.

How do high-powered careers affect a woman’s relationship with her husband and family? The publishing tyrant, Nico is cheating on her sensible shoes husband to give her the spring in her step so she can step into her chauvinist bosses shoes. The characters’ self-questioning is an anguished interrogation of the promises of feminism: Scott Fitzgerald illuminated in his Jazz Age tales.