Wildly successful when it was first published in 1955, Patrick Dennis’ Auntie Mame sold over two million copies and stayed put on the New York Times bestseller list for 112 weeks. It was made into a play, a Broadway as well as a Hollywood musical, and a fabulous movie starring Rosalind Russell. ... show more
Wildly successful when it was first published in 1955, Patrick Dennis’ Auntie Mame sold over two million copies and stayed put on the New York Times bestseller list for 112 weeks. It was made into a play, a Broadway as well as a Hollywood musical, and a fabulous movie starring Rosalind Russell. Since then, Mame has taken her rightful place in the pantheon of Great and Important People as the world’s most beloved, madcap, devastatingly sophisticated, and glamorous aunt. She is impossible to resist, and this hilarious story of 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 1950s.
Publish date: September 11th 2001
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Auntie Mame (#1)
After little Patrick's father dies, he is left to the care of his eccentric and adventurous aunt, Mame. His childhood goes from one of routine and order to one rather more unusual, and over the course of his adolescence and early adulthood, his colourful Auntie Mame keeps providing him with amazing ...
My love affair with Auntie Mame is comparatively recent. It started in a conversation with a new acquaintance, and I mentioned I was in the online book business.Without missing a beat I was told in perfect Connecticut lockjaw that "books are awfully decorative, don't you think?"My blank look was eno...
Every once in a blue moon, on a night when the stars are celebrating with a glass of champagne, and the air is heady with the scent of perfume, a person like Auntie Mame is born. While often criticized as not being of much "practical merit," - that is, not having much insight into the world of comme...
But darling, you simply must read [b:Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade|187060|Auntie Mame An Irreverent Escapade|Patrick Dennis|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1320515457s/187060.jpg|2248207]. Even 60 years after publication, she is still so very au courant, so moderne.The version I read had an aft...
Realmente sería un 3.5/5 que la segunda mitad... no se :/ se me hizo un poco pesadita como para ponerle un 4.