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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This sequence is one of the few in the book that matches the opening, not due to the OTT nature but because Robbins actually writes here; the show is inspired by Dante’s Inferno and features a sequence of crimson-hued clothing, culminating in Lauren’s appearance in a blood-red wedding gown.

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Goodbye, Janette

Share your thoughts with other customers. This is a very erotic novel. Typical Harold Robbins – always keeps you interested – fast and racey I really enjoyed it. El negocio, en este caso, es el emporio de la moda.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I always thought he could write about smoking cigarettes as if it were love-making. Preview — Goodbye, Janette by Harold Robbins.

The story was unimpressive, but it still worked and did exactly what it said it was going to do. Posted by Joe Kenney at 6: Newer Post Older Post Home. Goodbye Janette by Harold Robbins And he gets janetts on sadomasochism.

Sep 06, Goodbys rated it it was ok Shelves: It goes without saying that characterization suffers here; Janette in particular changes every other page, sometimes a loving big sister, sometimes a wicked debutante, sometimes a no-nonsense businesswoman.


I think I’ve discovered at least one secret behind Robbins’s success, as his “no thinking required” style of writing is perfect for those who just want to unwind after a long day of laying on the beach or visiting the tourist traps. Would you like to see more reviews about this item? Return to Book Page. Lauren chooses a path of Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Tanya and her daughters, Janette and Lauren, survive the tortures of prison camp in Europe in World War II to begin a life of high fashion and high society.

The early plot is good. Feb 02, Ghada Hisham rated it it was amazing. See all 39 narold.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? A lot of scandals, very sexy and exiting. Seems his writing is principally about janegte sexual and there just happens to be a bit of a story to provide the basis for all the sex and drugs and violence. Yes, after a relatively restrained, very dull detour into labor-unions Memories of Another DayRobbins is back in porno-land.

It goes on and on, with sadistic sex added to the mix. I can’t even remember exact titles anymore. Tanya leaves the novel in a failed attempt at killing Maurice. Start reading Goodbye, Janette on your Kindle in under a minute. Amazon Web Services Goodreads Shopbop.

There is a sense of most men are brutes, and women are there for the taking. 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 we let it happen.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.


And unless you like your sex with whips and your repartee rather basic “”Eat my cunt””. He is an author that loves power! We’re lulled into the narrative as Robbins jumps back and forth from immediate post-WWII Paris to a few years prior, as Tanya falls in love with the German businessman.

A world where power over others is bye and large gained by domination. To look at Goodbye Janette solely as a good yarn or a smut fest is doing both the writer and the reader a grave injustice. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Newer Post Older Post Home. Altogether a very seamless read that keeps you captivated. The drug scenarios would not discourage the readers from being users and the drugs did not seem to impair their minds.


Oct 28, S. Kurt, really enjoyed your thoughts on this bizarre “masterpiece. He uses a high degree of shock value in harodl and subject matter, and at first this alone is enough to make the story compelling reading. Bullet For Bullet – Julio Rebeiro. An OTP has been send to your mobile. I’ll take a look at that one. And you know what they do to babies when they don’t behave?