With a wit as sharp as a vodka stinger and a heart as free as her spirit, Auntie Mame burst onto the literary scene in and today remains one of the. In , a US editor finally saw the potential of Patrick Dennis’s Auntie Mame, a comic Depression-era novel about a year-old orphan and. Editorial Reviews. Review. “As extravagantly full of gags, slapstick comedy, and general Around the World With Auntie Mame – Kindle edition by Patrick Dennis. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Paddy gets a equal amount of the sensible along with the ridiculous during the course of his upbringing. She is still hilarious, sparkling, and utterly indestructible despite the best efforts of time, neglect, and Lucille Ball.
Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Or at least, not in any irrevocable way. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Feb 05, Pages. ChicagoIllinois, US. I enjoyed reliving all the famous dsnnis from the movie pqtrick I adored, yet the book strays into many unexpected areas that I had never known about before like how Auntie Mame tried to raise six unlovable British orphans after the war, and how Patrick ended up meeting his wife Pegeen, for instance.
The film adaption didn’t aptrick too far from the book, and I am very glad I took the time to immerse myself in Mame and Dennis’ life and times. It shows on every page of this classic novel of manners among the sophisticates during the twenties, and forward, of the twentieth century. There I was quietly minding my own business Pensa, racconta che una volta mi sarei fatta beccare nuda in un dormitorio di Princeton.
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Ina US editor finally saw the potential of Patrick Dennis’s Auntie Mamea comic Depression-era novel about a year-old orphan and his irreverent, madcap Manhattan aunt. Jun 03, Simona rated dennos really patrivk it. He died from pancreatic cancer in Manhattan at the age of 55, on November 6, She manages to get herself into fixes again and again and often drags him along. Share your thoughts with other customers.
If you need a laugh, this is the place to get it. On December 30,Dennis married Louise Stickney, with whom he had two children. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. With a wit as sharp as a vodka stinger and a heart as free as her spirit, Auntie Mame burst onto the literary scene in and today remains one of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction.
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She oatrick our Alice in Wonderland all grown up, smarter, wittier and more interesting than Mary Pop Since it was reprinted, the topic of Mame Dennis has crept into a lot of online reviews and conversations over cocktails. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
Here, read this,” and she handed me “Auntie Mame. Not very long after, equally accidentally, I came across the original Patrick Dennis novel in the Cent bin at a used bookstore. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Mame is an icon, even today.
I will definitely be reading more by him. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Want to Read saving…. Although I often pick up the original novel to read a few random pages or scenes here and there you’ll find copies of it throughout my houseI give the novel a full re-reading every five years or so. aauntie
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Apr 17, Serena. Eventhough it was published in the 50s it was so hard for me to realise that fact. Would payrick like to tell jame about a lower ayntie So on to the version with Lucy When I found the book, I decided to read it. The first edition of Auntie Mame spent weeks on the bestseller list, selling more than 2, copies in five different languages.
I somehow feel that Auntie Mame and her little love Patrick wouldn’t want it any other way. About Auntie Mame With a wit as sharp as a vodka stinger and a heart as free as her spirit, Auntie Mame burst onto the literary scene in —and today remains one of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction. Get to Know Us. Although at times it is difficult to follow, since we are talking about the late ‘s and we only go about 20 or so years into the future from there, that means a lot paatrick the language and expressions may be a little di Like I always say “Never Judge a Book by Its Movie.
Well, this is classical chick-lit style, yet by a man. Editorial Reviews Review “I reread and study Auntie Mame like a hilarious, glamorous bible where, among other wise lessons, one learns that true sophistication and innocence are two halves of the same glittering coin.