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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One is a Hollywood actress allegedly based on Jean Harlow. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Lawrence ‘s Lady Chatterley’s Lover from the mails as obscene. Buccaneer Books June 1, Language: Tne worst part of this book is that even though you know a lot of information about these characters the information you know does not come together for any sort of cohesive characterization.

The book is fairly long; my paperback is almost pages long with pretty small print.

The Carpetbaggers

The reason Tolstoy and Doestoevsky are classic literature had a lot to do with their in-depth exploration of many characters’ thoughts and behaviors changing over long periods of time in palpable car;etbaggers and across many pages of text. The Carpetbaggers American classic.

Each main character had a section in the book where their life story was told. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The Carpetbaggers Harold Robbins Snippet view – The story was more about an entrapaneur than about a greedy businessman. One is a former gunfighter turned stuntman turned star of the silent movie era.



Having been published inthe book is on the forward edge of the movement to loosen the Victorian taboo against frank discussion of sexuality. The most successful of Robbins’ many books, it had sold over eight million copies by In historical fact, tge was the Hell’s Angelsrather than The Outlawthat came first.

Leading Alex Ferguson with Michael Moritz. Irene Carr died in tobbins Her sizzling sensuality might inflame and enthrall millions, but her personal boudoir was no Hollywood fantasy. The Carpetbaggers By Harold Robbins.

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The book includes a lesbian character and expresses a fairly tolerant view of non-default sexual orientation, considering the year it was written. Apr 18, Madhu murugesan rated it really liked it. See all Product description.

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A former actress and award-winning teacher, she is now a full-time writer. The early life experience of the character Nevada Smith gives the reader a poignant look at Caucasian racism against Native Americans and “half breeds. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Feb 15, Tina rated it it was amazing.


The Carpetbaggers by Harold Robbins

A sinnerama is filled with most of the ills- at any rate indulgences- the flesh is heir to, but some virtuous hokum as well Jonas returns to the wife of his young years; Jennie takes the veil and if it is easy to deprecate, it is not to be minimized. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The Rina Marlowe character was based on Jean Harlow, and was a blonde bombshell who later died young, much the same way Jean Harlow did.

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At the height of his success, Robbins had a mansion in Beverly Hills, a home in the south of France and a house in Acapulco. Who is that mogul, who is that actress, who is this sexually available babe? The novel is a roman-a-clef of old Hollywood featuring movie star Rina Marlow, and cowboy turned movie star, Nevada Smith whose lives are intertwined with Jonas Cord’s career.

A another great read from the Robbins catalog.

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