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by Candace Bushnell
A sharply observed, keenly funny, wildly entertaining latter-day comedy of manners from the ultimate insider, the author of SEX AND THE CITY and FOUR BLONDES. Classic Candace Bushnell: wickedly funny social satire at its most sassy and entertaining.
When Janey Wilcox makes it big as a Victoria's Secret model, she finally gets the celebrity status she has always craved. Suddenly the car of her dreams is hers, and even better, so is that house in New York's exclusive Hamptons. No longer will she have to choose her boyfriends according to who has a house she can summer in.
At the most exclusive of Hampton parties, Janey finds herself mingling with Hollywood celebrities and the cream of New York society. But all this is secondary when she is charmed and captivated by a handsome, successful man, a man who quickly becomes her new beau. Janey, though, is not the type to live happily ever after, especially with her chequered past of far from good behaviour...
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The pace never flags and the plot twists remain compelling. The pithy elegance of her writing and the faultless ear for barbed chit-chat reminded me of Dorothy Parker * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH * There is something that sticks in the memory after TRADING UP is closed. Bushnell is so good at conveying the clenched teeth behind the most brilliant smile * GUARDIAN * Hugely entertaining, and littered with the astute observations that have become the writer's trademark * INDEPENDENT * The pace never flags and the plot twists remain compelling. The pithy elegance of her writing and the faultless ear for barbed chit-chat reminded me of Dorothy Parker * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH * A dark, pitiless world lit up by Bushnell's razor-sharp wit. * INDEPENDENT * Hugely entertaining, and littered with the astute observations that have become the writer's trademark * INDEPENDENT *
About Candace Bushnell
Candace Bushnell is the creator of SEX AND THE CITY and has been described by the EVENING STANDARD as a 'genius'. The OBSERVER compared her to Nancy Mitford and the SUNDAY TELEGRAPH to 'Jane Austen with a Martini.
Trading Up by Candace Bushnell
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