Lipstick Jungle: A Novel [Candace Bushnell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It’s a jungle out there. Dress accordingly. In her fourth book. The new, grown-up heroines in Candace Bushnell’s Lipstick Jungle are rich, glamorous and a little desperate. Money, not love, is the priority as. The New York women on the make in Lipstick Jungle are a tougher breed than Candace Bushnell’s Sex and the City girls. But Carrie O’Grady.

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All her life, she’d been striving and striving to become this thing that was herself–the entity that was Nico O’Neilly. Instead of four single sirens in NYC, Bushnell writes about three power players who are learning the ‘glass ceiling’ of yesteryear still has an impact on their lives.

This was much better than the jhngle pleasure I was expecting. To research fashion, film and publishing, I did what I always do–I talked to my girlfriends!

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Would love a sequel to this to see where the three protagonists are in 5 years time. This is just bunch of crappy short stories which have no meaning and hard to relate to”, so I said to myself after I finished reading it. I would only recommend this to Candace Bushnell fans and huge chick lit fans. If you try not to read too much into anything and just look at it as mindless entertainment, it’s fine.

I think this book was trying to do something for the women’s movement, but what, I can’t figure out.

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The book follows three high-powered friends as they weather the ups and downs of lives lived at the top of their game. Candace Bushnell’s new heroines are irresistible, and as she follows them through the minefield of work, love and life at the top she gives us a hugely entertaining lesson on how to stay ahead in the toughest town on the planet.


Being a jerk, makes you a jerk, plain and simple, whether you’re male or female. It was a quick read and it held my attention the entire time.

Trivia About Lipstick Jungle. I can’t remember which character asks it because despite the author’s best bishnell to persuade us otherwise, I really can’t cabdace between the three main protagonists of the novel. One consequence of this gender reversal is that the casual misandry which underlies most of Bushnell’s work and indeed most chick-lit takes on a more sinister tone.

But i kind of regret it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. One of the more poignant moments – and there are one or two – is when one of the characters questi On one level, this is a bland enough book that would pass by the reader as soon as the book was lipsyick down.

Nico is a ruthless publishing executive in a loveless marriage. In four novellas, Bushnell uses wry humor and frank portrayals of love and lust to deliver four clever, hilarious and socially relevant stories. She had arrived at her destination, and busbnell had everything she’d worked so hard for: It begins with fashion week where her spring line goes outside the normal game and puts her on the outs with the department stores. He honestly screwed himself as he had lost his youth and his wife was very giving in the bedroom to make up for her MIA status as parent.


Nico O’Neilly is the glamorous, brilliant editor of Bonfire Magazine –the pop-culture bible for fashion, show business, and politics. Summer and the City Summer is lpstick magical time in New York City and Carrie is in love with all of it—the crazy characters in her neighborhood, the vintage-clothing boutiques, the wild parties, and the glamorous man who has swept her off her feet.

Sex and the Citypublished inwas the basis for the HBO hit series and two subsequent blockbuster movies. Hopefully Bushnell’s next book will be even better. Write a customer review.

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I never was able to truly connect with the characters in the book and it all just seemed very cliche and lipsyick fake. All of them who idolise the four tough women in the series. And that is to remain strong and to develop a good relationship with colleagues. Is this feature helpful?

Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The publishing tyrant, Nico is cheating on her sensible shoes husband to give her the spring in her step so she can step into her chauvinist bosses shoes. And Wendy, the breadwinner, patronises her husband and neglects her children.

While managing work, family, lipetick romantic relationships, the women predictably learn that friendship is the most important thing.