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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Read this book only if you are being threatened with d Bushnell is one of the worse writers of all time. Click here to see the rest of this review. The narrative shifts smoothly between a detached, almost mocking perspective ‘Here are a few of the things they agree on: Jun 03, Good Omens, by Pratchett and Gaiman Next post: I kept reading only hoping assuming that at some point it may get interesting.

4 Blondes, by Candace Bushnell | Written Word

Cecilia Luxenstein, a famous glondes, is driven to paranoia and frenzy by the paparazzi and her conflicted feelings about her celebrity. Beautiful women are self-indulgent. Yes, we are the city that loves money, hot careers, and hard to get into restaurants but we do have a heart. Preview — Four Blondes by Candace Bushnell. Books by Candace Bushnell.


She simply writes what her characters do. I get the Sex and the City thing- I even loved the show for the first few seasons before they became walking cliches of superficiality bushnel, excess, but that’s exactly what this book is about.

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Four Blondes is a trite story about four women you couldn’t care about if they were on fire on the midtown bus. When she wants to be, Candace Bushnell can be one smart cookie.

I only kept reading it in the ridiculous and futile hope that it surely would have to get better at some point. If she is two pounds overweight, she takes care of it. I also did not like how Honestly Winne finds herself cheating on James with Tanner, a man who makes her feel cherished and loved. Jul 08, D rated it did not like it.

In Bushnell’s mind, all blonde haired women are either beautiful or whorish. And that’s not a bad thing.

Heed the content warning, please. Candice actually created brand new characters that felt very much alike. Feb 21, Madeline Lund rated it really liked it. That mystery left me in a wonderful delicate suspense.

The author pens this book with her trademark style of boldness, independence and feminism. But the unspoken emphasis on the primacy of the individual at all costs lurks on as the sub-text. If she let herself go, let her body reach its natural weight, she’d probably weigh between and pounds.


I like to imagine that Bushnell decided to add that story as an afterthought and not an actual part of the compilation. Can’t even give it a star. Janey is selfish, but she is far from simple.

Okay this book is disgusting – but i was blondse to get a feel for the popularity of Candace Bushnell of sex in the city fame without watching sex in the city.

Those who do, meanwhile, discover that the Grail of marriage merely produces a new set of dissatisfactions and neuroses. I hated the way it was written Its sad when Gaston is considered a well-rounded character compared to these bitches.

4 Blondes Book Summary and Study Guide

Coupled with this skewed understanding of injustice is an ironic appropriation of Thatcherite sentiment, the repeated assertion that ‘Society is dead’. This book is missing heart, substance, and whatever else that gives you a compelling urge to bjshnell the pages to find out more. It was the best of blondes — it was the worst of blondes.

Well as it turns out, she can.