Goodbye Janette [Harold robbins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Traces the lives of three beautiful, sensuous women involved in the. Goodbye, Janette – Harold Robbins. With one leap, he caught her arm before she reached the door. He dragged her back into the room. Yes, after a relatively restrained, very dull detour into labor-unions (Memories of Another Day), Robbins is back in porno-land. And though the.

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Is this feature helpful? It’s actually “Descent From Xanadu. Janette meanwhile undergoes plastic surgery to lose weight so that she may attain a classic model’s body.

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Janette, now mostly lesbian, determines to turn the family business into a Paris fashion empire; she becomes the perfect mannequin via surgerya top model, head of her own company. And in the end, it’s Harold Robbins looking for his next buck.

And you know what they do to babies when they don’t behave? Feb 15, Deanna rated it really liked it Shelves: And it was a sad way for him to go, as the novel is truly the work of a bored, burned-out writer. Finally she’s beaten to a pulp by a jilted Greek lover no doubt based on Onassisbut survives, determined to go on living.


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The title was a mystery to me, but it appears that Robbins lazily came up with it at the very end, as at least three or four characters tell Janette “Goodbye” before storming out of her miserable life.

So gorgeous Janette and baby half-sister Lauren fathered by one of Tanya’s extramarital lovers must fend for themselves. Talk about a messed-up family.

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Goodbye, Janette

Right off the bat we can see that Maurice is a dick. I can’t even remember exact titles anymore. Get to Know Us. He began writing full time in Not a book that I would want to read again. Which, frankly, has been told before. He later claimed to be a Jewish orphan who had been raised in a Catholic boys’ home, but in reality he was raised in Brooklyn by his father and stepmother.

Actually, that’s only partly true; another of the many frustrations about this novel is that it occasionally shows true flashes of vintage OTT Harold Robbins.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. See all 39 reviews. Jul 04, Henrik Blunck rated it it was amazing. Para la playa o para pasar el rato sin pensar mucho. I couldn’t finish it I always thought he could write about smoking cigarettes as if it were love-making. AuthorHouse- Fiction – pages. He made his first million at the age of twenty by selling sugar for wholesale trade.


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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It is also a valuable lesson that those at the top are not always the best role models. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Tanya leaves the novel in a failed attempt at killing Maurice. See all 30 reviews. Feb 02, Christiana Hadji rated it it was ok Shelves: It took the reader into the soul of dysfunction, and the results.

So–as with his last two turkeys–it will be the Robbins name alone that sells this. Maurice disappears from the novel and we’re left wanting to see the bastard get his comeuppance. Upload photo files with.