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 brilliant sequel to the smash bestseller Auntie Mame is back and the reviews are in. Life with Mother Classic bestseller Kindle Edition.

With a patrickk 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 most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction. This page was last edited on 24 Julyat My mum made sure it was the last one opened Jun 19, Melora rated it it was ok.

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Auntie Mame

Jun 03, Simona rated it really liked it. When mame was an interior decorator? Sparklingly witty, irreverently satirical, this novel manages to remain timelessly relevant in its cutting send-up of conformity, conservatism, and cupidity.


I grew up on the Rosalind Russell movie and it was great to read the parts that were similar to that, but the book really is much more daring than the movie was in terms of denouncing racism and anti-semitism the scene at Upson Downs is ‘way more exciting in the book.

Lol they might have trouble including some of them auntis Quando cominciamo a leggere il libro scopriamo che il bambino rimasto orfano e per questo affidato ad una zia tanto eccentrica quanto dolce e, a suo modo, affettuosa, si chiama proprio Patrick Dennis e per tutta la durata della storia siamo dunque portati a credere che quella in cui ci siamo immersi sia una storia vera, la storia dell’autore stesso. Want to read everything by Patrick Dennis.

The story was soft and sad and joyous and filled with the patina of real. I can’t remember the first time I stumbled across Auntie Mame.

But he has been astonished by its popularity in Italy. Archived from the original on 15 March Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

January 21, [1]. Even given the wonderful performance in the musical, Mame, given by Angela Lansbury, Rosalind Russell is the visual personification of Mame Dennis that leaps to mind every time I re-read the book. Around the World With Auntie Mame. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


Patrick Dennis – Wikipedia

An Irreverent Escapade is a patgick by American author Patrick Dennis chronicling the madcap adventures of a boy, Patrick, growing up as the ward of the sister of his dead father. I enjoyed reliving all the famous parts from the movie that I adored, yet the patriick strays into many unexpected areas that I had never known about before like how Auntie Pattrick tried to raise six unlovable British orphans after the war, and how Patrick ended up meeting his wife Pegeen, for instance.

There were of course scandalous sections that they simply could not include in the movies BR with my girl Mishy and my boy Giulio!!! Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This book is absolutely hilarious, hands-down one of the funniest, most charming books I’ve ever read.

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.

No matter, the actress and the book are wed together in my mind for all eternity. I never even got through the whole thing. He was father, brother, son, Santa Claus, and lover. E anche il film!