Allegedly this is uproariously funny, This is certainly different from the series - and it's not just the mounds of cocaine and pounds of marijuana consumed by the main characters. I was really excited to read this book, due to my love of the show. Sadly I read another book by same author after this and disliked it.
But these portraits of the power-hungry, the socially climbing, and the upwardly mobile aren't Gatsbyesque.
View all. The book was different from the drama, but some descriptions reminded me of the scenes in the drama. The drama was very interesting to know a life in New York, and I enjoyed it very much. No wonder Carrie is a narcissist. Ouch, ouch, my soul. She could have flown to Buenos Aires and done something truly interesting, but instead she bought shoes.
The book doesn't focus on Carrie and her friends from Carrie's perspective, rather it is told by an outside narrator and focuses on several different people. Retrieved November 29,
The characters are nothing like those on the show. As I continued to read, my view changed. Times Store. Listen to podcasts and books for less with these offers. Aug 08, Isa K. Jan 15, Elizabeth rated it liked it Shelves: chicklitnew-york.
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It was a little more jocular, I suppose. Lipstick Jungle: A Novel. Did she listen to Sarah Jessica Parker on US radio last month talking about experiencing sexual misconduct on set as a child actor? How does Amazon calculate star ratings? This book was all over the place. Whereas today, everybody wants to appeal to everybody.