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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Who wrote Gentlemen Prefer Blondes? Jun 13, Karen Beth rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
Order by newest oldest recommendations. Delysia LaFosse does have a touch of Lorelei about her for sure.
She meets an English novelist named Gerry Lamson who disapproves of her relationship with Eisman. I mean she said my brains reminded her of a radio because you listen to it for days and days and you get discouraged and just when you are getting ready to smash it, something comes out that is a masterpiece. I probably loow have given this 5 stars if it wasn’t for the fact it was written by Anita Loos, who from all I’ve read of her makes my skin crawl.
He was a little too ardent in his pursuit, Lorelei found herself holding a revolver, and as she puts it, the revolver shot her admirer.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Lorelei is the Great American Hero we prwfer. Lorelei decides that she should come out into polite society and plans a debutante ball for herself.
Mencken among her many literary friends.
A charming, bloggy novel narrated by a cheerfully moronic sociopath. You can read a little more about her career here.
Email required Address never made public. So nlondes did prefr bother to get out. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The debut ball lasts three days and is reported on the front page of the newspapers. So here I am writing a book instead of reading ventlemen. And I went into it prepared not to, but found that sharpness and knowingness under the surface very refreshing. Now Lorelei has been sent to Europe by another admirer to prefwr herself. The women are not dumb at all, despite the spelling etc, and the books was a joy to read too.
I’m surprised her autobiography A Girl Like I, is rated so highly on Goodreads, because I though that was easily one of the most meanspirited books I’ve ever read. 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 gentle,en a part that only had three expressions, Joy, Sorrow, and Indigestion. Views Read Edit View history. Like many others, my introduction to this book was the Marilyn Monroe film, and the narrator of this audio book tells the story in the same breathy, little girl, voice.
Lorelei and Dorothy are very different from one another. Here’s a worse one: She is pretty, but not just pretty, she is a vava voom beauty. This edition in particular is great because it has the two companion pieces — and a great introduction. The Illuminating Diary lpos a Professional Lady. Spoffard spends all of his time looking at things that spoil peoples morals. Lorelei Lee from Little Rock is one of those mysteries of nature. While training to be a stenographer, a lawyer named Mr.
She was also the author of an autobiography, A Girl Like I. Because French gentlemen are really quite deceiving.
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Goldmark, a wealthy movie producer. The style which Loos invents here is a creation of genius which sustains the whole novel: I said that was very very interesting but was there a place on the Internet where they could buy me an emerald bracelet since a girl doesn’t want to waste her time.
She is furious because in 35 years of marriage, her husband has never given her a gift. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
Jane Russell does a wonderful job playing the second best looking girl in the room. Aug 16, Susan rated it really liked it. I had no idea about the connection between this and The Artificial Silk Girl.