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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The circumstances of the adventures are ridiculous. Edward Everett Tanner III spent the last years of his life as a butler, in spite of having been one of the most popular novelists of the s and s. Eccentrica, irriverente, completamente pazza.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The story was soft and sad and joyous and filled with the patina of real. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Rosiland Russell was incredible. The first edition of Auntie Mame spent weeks on the bestseller list, selling more than 2, copies in five different languages.
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Sadly, I really wanted to like this little retro tale of a strong, fun-loving woman and the child she’s forced to rear in a non-traditional manner. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Pahrick books in the series. Retrieved from ” https: Recommended to Leslie by: I can’t remember the first time I stumbled across Auntie Mame. The adventures, the life, the humor, and sadness -everything to make for a wonderful beach read is all here.
Is Giulio always right? The first, Little Merecounts the escapades through life and love of glamour girl Belle Poitrine “as told to Patrick Dennis”. Please try again later. To ask other readers questions about Auntie Mameplease sign up.
The stories here are about Patrick in larval and chrysalis stages, before Mame effects the rowdy transition of her little love into the oddly spotted butterfly he becomes. How fortunate and unfortunate for Patrick.
Mame Dennis first swam into my ken during the long, hot, boring summer ofan anodyne to the astoundingly dreary Watergate hearings on TV. He had one sister, Barbara, later Mrs. It is interesting to see what a rich, ultra-Liberal world was like back then.
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Or at least, not in any irrevocable way. She is impossible to resist, and this hilarious story zuntie an orphaned ten-year-old boy sent to live with his aunt is as delicious a read in the twenty-first century as it was in the s.
Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade by Patrick Dennis
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Both serendipitous events signaled the introduction of a character who has remained with msme ever since in her various incarnations, a love affair that c I’ve been an AUNTIE MAME fan for over 40 years, since I first encountered the Roz Russell film accidentally one afternoon. The Rosalind Russell film is a gem, but the book takes everything wonderful about the film and multiplies it about ten times over.