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One of my favorite Harold Robbins books – I’ve probably read it three times, the first time around as a teenageragain somewhere around or so, and most recently Summer of Although the story is about prostitution it is not seedy and zvenida. But then it was as though Robbins got bored with writing the novel and collapsed the last 3rd into a pat ending.
Oct 24, Marcel rated it liked it. To ask other readers questions about 79 Park Avenueplease sign up. And she did try to make the most out of it by being the best on what she became. I stuck with it because it was a short read, and I wanted to justify writing this review. Sep 28, Andy rated it it was ok. From her posh Park Avenue office, Maryann provides access to exciting and sensual women to sate the desire A tale from master storyteller Harold Robbins Mike was also a character to look forward to.
But behind that inpregnable wall, there is a woman with a heart, who can love and care aveniad no other. Published September 2nd by Pocket Books first published Still, humans were the same then as they are now, and Robbins made the characters, the main one anyway, seem real as if living avenidaa.
79 Park Avenue
Only gave it 4 stars because it was a little slow in the beginning and had trouble getting past the first couple chapters. There’s This is my most fave Harold Robins book I’ve ever read. Open Preview See a Problem? After that things picked up and I couldn’t wait to see what happened.
Considering that the book deals with prostitution, it’s considerably less lurid than it could have been, and certainly much less so than it would have been had Robbins written it a decade later, after he pushed the envelope with The Carpetbaggers.
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79 Park Avenue by Harold Robbins
The most amusing part of the book is when Mr. Says more about the decade than anything. It focuses more on the characters especially Marja. Apr 26, Dorai Thodla rated it really liked it. Another character, Ross Drego, is a gangster who meets a very Bugsy Siegel-like end Adler herself had some connections to gangster Dutch Schultz.
Paperbackpages. Jun 12, Paula rated it it was amazing. It really moved quickly. And especially Mike, who she loved. Apr 26, MTK rated it liked it.
Abandoned this one I’m afraid – style or lack of it started to annoy. I can’t help but like Harold Robbins Because the book was written in the forties I assumeit was neat to see how prices have changed since that time.
Lists with This Book. Quotes from 79 Park Avenue. Now he faces a choice: Not recommended but a plus for Robbins; his lack of wordcraft and other writing essentials is made up for by his excellent sense of pace and soap opera scene sizing. It was hard to keep track of where I was in the story. But the elements of sex, power, money and general unpleasantness are all in place. Among his best-known books is The Carpetbaggers, loosely based on the life of Howard Hughes,taking the reader from New York to California, from the prosperity of the aeronautical industry to the glamor of Hollywood.
I think I have read this atleast 3 times, first when inthen at and as recent as His characters don’t get happily ever afters, again, I appreciate that.
Its shocking that a character that is so sunken in vice, can inspire such admiration from readers. This is essentially the story of Marja, the daughter of Polish immigrants, growing up in the New York of the s, who, aveniida poverty and sexual abuse, finds herself embroiled in the world of prostitution.
Usually when I read a book again, my impression of it changes with time and age. He doesn’t talk about swords and sheaths, which really, I appreciate.
All is well-until Maryann runs afoul of the law and leaves her empire facing destruction.
I can’t remember where I heard of this book-possibly a Goodreads recommendation-but perhaps I should have seen the warning signs when I saw the racy cover of the novel when it arrived. Publisher Pat Knopf reportedly bought Never Love a Stranger because “it was the first time he had ever read a book where on one page you’d have tears and on the next page you’d have a hard-on”.
Aug 14, Amanda rated it really liked it.