The Carpetbaggers [Harold Robbins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. As the bestselling popular novelist of all time, Harold Robbins has. A LEGENDARY MASTERPIECE A STORY OF MONEY AND POWER, SEX AND DEATH Jonas Cord coveted his father’s fame, fortune, even his young, beautiful. Realistic, sexy, brutally honest – this notorious international bestseller was a publishing phenomenon, became a popular classic, and is now a Great Read.
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The book was better, since it went into so much more detail about all the characters. Part of me was buried during that time. From the Place in the Valley Deep in the Forest.
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She has worked in education and broadcasting and has written numerous articles and stories for newspapers and magazines. Not a Member Yet? And it is really through them that we come to know Jonas himself.
I mean, in some of it i can see where they get the ideas, but, they left out a lot, and changed scenes from the book, made different caroetbaggers outs from the book. Sep 19, Arra Bawalan rated it liked it. Mar 27, Asghar Abbas rated it it was amazing.
Open Preview See a Problem? Most authors are lucky if they sell a few hundred thousand copies total. Robbins hits all the tropes of a big fat trashy page turner. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. D Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye preceded it in For the post-American Civil War opportunists, see Carpetbagger. After a drug overdose in he had a seizure in the process of which he shattered his hip.
Enabled Average Customer Review: Reading it today with all its sex and glamor and business high jinks, I saw that business ethics and Hollywood’s methods have always been on the shady side, that human nature craves such stories, and that women are only a couple generations beyond the objectification and exploitation that was simply taken for granted in The Carpetbaggers is a bestselling novel by Harold Robbinswhich was adapted into a film of the same title.
Jonas Cord writes off something that cost a million dollars without a second thought: Which is real life for some so I read them with that understanding. Jonas Cord inherited his father’s industries like Hughes and the sex and romance that comes into play and begins Robbins’ signature trademark was he inherited his father’s young wife, Rina Marlowe that labeled Robbins as Mister Sex or the inventor of sex in American novels started a movement that had previously been taboo.
One paragraph that stood out to me this time was: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The story was more about an entrapaneur than about a greedy businessman. Is it a literary masterpiece? Jan 13, Denise Cornelius rated it liked it Shelves: Harold Robbins was like a combination of Stephen King and Tolstoy. Jan 21, Rachel Smalter Hall rated it liked it Shelves: Black Box Thinking Matthew Syed.
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Brilliant Harold Robbins novel. The plot is very dramatic carpetbaggfrs say the least but dramatic in a dated way where they sort of hint around all the scandal. I’ll give this a satisfactory rating.