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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. He would become arguably the world’s bestselling author, publishing over 20 books which were translated into 32 languages and sold over million copies.

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They live in south-west London. Robbins hits all the tropes of a big fat trashy page turner.

Generation Next Oli White. He was educated at Princeton and at the New School. Rather Robbins work can be considered literature or not, that’s as controversial as anything else he did, but I think few could argue, he was a superb storyteller. Cord became a pilot, designed aircraft, got into the movie business, designed a bra for the leading lady.


Rina and Jonas took Hollywood, the airplane industry, America itself by storm.

The Carpetbaggers by Harold Robbins

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Our Books See all Books. Jonas is much more of a hero in this one and Rita is not as self destructive and Judy turns her life around and become almost angelic in the end. Feb 27, Zohaib Furqan rated it liked it. Kindle Edition File Size: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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But happy endings were what readers wanted back in those days, and so Robbins gave the audience a semblance of what they required. Of course, I purchased it on Amazon, what else?

Retrieved from ” https: It does remain one of my favorite all-time books. Up until I started high school, I didn’t exactly have a love affair with literature, then my stepmother borrowed a copy of this novel for me. The plots never lag and Robbins leaves the highfalutin literary tricks to the artistes.


It was kind of fun to read one again now that I am such a literary fiction reader. A third is a movie company executive and a fourth is a high-priced courtesan turned movie starlet. The higher they soared, the more their ambition demanded. The promiscuity of the society are expounded in intricate details. Her sizzling sensuality might I know I am supposed to have probably loved this book, but I just couldn’t.

Get to Know Us. How satisfying to read that the rich and famous also have hard times. Jun 16, T.

A Stone for Danny Fisher. Realistic, sexy, brutally honest – this notorious international bestseller was a publishing phenomenon, became a popular classic, and is now a Great Hatold. It is definitely a man’s read, especially the Old West depictions in the beginning.

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