The Carpetbaggers [Harold Robbins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. As the bestselling popular novelist of all time, Harold Robbins has. A LEGENDARY MASTERPIECE A STORY OF MONEY AND POWER, SEX AND DEATH Jonas Cord coveted his father’s fame, fortune, even his young, beautiful. Realistic, sexy, brutally honest – this notorious international bestseller was a publishing phenomenon, became a popular classic, and is now a Great Read.

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Part of me was buried during that time. I should mention that all the women in this novel are good-looking hagold have amazing breasts.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Feb 15, Tina rated it it was amazing. I always know a book is a fun read when I find myself making excuses to read it rather than work on my “Hunny-Do” list. Jonas is much more of a hero in this one and Rita is not as self destructive and Judy turns her life around and become almost angelic in the end.

Lists with This Book. It is not quite proper to have printed The Carpetbaggers between the covers of a book.

He does his best to become his father, even trying to marry his father’s wife.

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Up until I started high school, I didn’t exactly have a love affair with literature, then my stepmother borrowed a copy of this novel for me. Diana Cooper received an angel visitation during a time of personal crisis, which changed her life. Now comes the republishing of The Carpetbaggers, the stunning prequel to The Raiders, Robbins’ thhe hardcover.

There was a problem adding your email address. Robbins’ earlier books have sold no less than carpetbaggera, copies each and there is every reason to think that this could do better- merchandise-wise. Start reading The Carpetbaggers on your Kindle in under a minute. Robbins’ Carpetbagger is a Howard Hughes type, an aviation tycoon and business whizkid who decides to get involved with Hollywood, as well.


Tue became a pilot, designed aircraft, got into the movie business, designed a bra for the leading lady.

The Carpetbaggers (Carpetbaggers, book 1) by Harold Robbins

Harold Robbins was like a combination of Stephen King and Tolstoy. The higher they soared, the more their ambition demanded. The Unfinished Novel and Other stories.

There is really no story in the book about Jonas being crazy that is just what Hollywood people think about Captians of Industry who get it by using their brains.

When his father keels over from a stroke, Jonas inherits the business at age We went to the library and, again, there were no paperbacks, so this was exotic to me. And yes, believe it or not, human beings had sex back in the days of World War I.

When I saw that it was available carpebtaggers Kindle, I bought a copy. Jonas Cord writes off something that cost a million dollars without a second thought: But there are other reasons.


When you harlld the whole thing together you really get a great sense of the characters as well as the era itself. The Dream Merchants Paperback. It took a while for me to read through this, but Harold Robbins different points of view had me hooked and by the middle of the book, I finally caught on to his unique structure carpetbaggrs this book.

As the bestselling popular novelist of all time, Harold Robbins has created a legend that goes beyond the blockbuster, capturing a world of fantasy that most can only dream about.

He was educated at Princeton and at the New School. Of course, I purchased it on Amazon, what else? To view it, click here.

Women have a lot of nipples. A former political risk consultant and a postgraduate in military studies, he was called to the Bar, and is a member of the Inner Temple.


Time remaining — day s — hour s — minute s — second s. Angrily she ground it out. I can’t remember why I picked up this book. Though this harld an older robbinz, published inI had never read it. As her father and brother worked in the local shipyards and her mother was a barmaid at the beginning of the century she was well acquainted with the setting and times of the world she recreated in her sagas.

So, anyways, back to the story of rina, from the movie perspective, they made her to be a drunk. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. He was a master story weaver. Reading it today with all its sex and glamor and business high jinks, I saw that business ethics and Hollywood’s methods have always been on the shady side, that human nature craves such stories, and that women are only a couple generations beyond the objectification and exploitation that was simply taken for granted in The plots never lag and Robbins leaves the highfalutin literary tricks to th Immensely entertaining pot-boiler involving the exploits of Jonas Cord, a thinly disguised version of Howard Hughes.

Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies. The main character is a Howard Hughes type tycoon named Jonas Cord with all sorts of business interests but most especially aircraft development and Hollywood pictures. Joshilyn Jackson was born and grew up in the Deep South.