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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Preview — Goodbye, Janette by Harold Robbins. Hi Joe, thanks for the comment. She comes out mauled and brainwashed, and so abused that she must undergo surgery. Lauren is saved from the robbinz abuse by Maurice by getting to live in America with Johan, Wolfgang’s old business partner. As expected the novel’s all over the damn place; somehow Janette decides she will become a cosmetics and fashion entrepreneur, first becoming a famous model and then launching her own line.
I closed the book partway through. Robbins apparently forgets after another coke-snort and instead focuses on the uninvolving Janette. I was really intrigued by the cover stating more daring, more shocming, more deeply erotic but his dirty romamce is quirky. I just finished reading The Storyteller, published after Xanadu, but there isn’t much to recommend it.
Lauren chooses a path of Start reading Goodbye, Janette on your Kindle in under a minute. Sick stuff indeed–and Robbins’ ronbins handling of the business-world details will make you long for Sidney Sheldon. Account Options Sign in. Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 09, Janice rated it liked it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Harold takes to his world as you get flow in the book.
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She also wows the fashion world, but decides that she’s not interested in making tons of money like Janette. Oct 01, Mangalam Shiva rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page.
He died from respiratory heart failure on October 14, at the barold of I’d heard this is one of the trashier novels in the Holy merde! I’d heard this is one of the trashier novels in the Robbins oeuvre and I suppose it may be. Meanwhile Lauren grows up in California with foster-parents the estate’s executorsacquires a drug-dealer boyfriend, visits Janette, briefly stars in her sister’s all-red fashion show.
Then there’s Lauren, who meanwhile grows up into a beauty herself, but a California girl through and through, smoking homegrown dope with her hippie friend Harvey. D it would never have been endorsed by a respectable publisher. I feel this review is: All in all, it’s rich people living life without goodbje, looking for their next high, their next screw or their next conquest.
Instead one reads the book mostly to see if Robbins is going to throw more crazy sex stuff into the game like he did in the first sections of the novel. If he wrote as well as he did in the height of his career, and THEN plugged in the 21st century sex, it would have been a pleasure.
And do all the top corporate executives really do drugs to the extent they do in this story? Would it be like Anais Nin… shocking for the time, but not so much now? Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
Another novel I stole from my mother’s shelf when I was in my early stages of puberty.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. From a childhood of stark sexual terror, Janette rose to wealth and fame as a high-fashion goddess–while her half-sister Lauren plunged into a dazzling sc With her keen instincts and rich sensuality Tanya Pojarska survived the fires of World War II and gained control of a vast fortune.
Goodbye, Janette by Harold Robbins
Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. No eBook available Amazon. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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 haro,d her own company.
It is also a valuable lesson that those at the top are not always the best role models. I wouldn’t bother if I were you.
Janette, meanwhile, conquers the demons of her childhood to become a powerful, wealthy, and successful fashion model. Jul 11, Patrick Moloney rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The cover proclaims it “More Daring, More Shocking” than his previous books, and that’s not mere hyperbole — at least for the first quarter of the novel.
And you know what they do to babies when they don’t behave?