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Not recommended but a plus for Robbins; his lack of wordcraft and other writing essentials is made up for by his excellent sense of pace rbobins soap opera scene sizing. I wish I was able to keep my copy but apparently I lost it. First published inthis is an early Avsnida, and not quite as lurid as some of his more sensational works. It shows how people feel forced down different roads in life and no matte.

First published inthis is an early Robbins, and not quite as lurid as some of his more sensational wor This is essentially the story of Marja, the daughter of Polish immigrants, growing up in the New York of the s, who, via poverty aveinda sexual abuse, finds herself embroiled in the world of prostitution.

La vida de la protagonista es sumamente triste. I know it was written intherefore I wasn’t expecting much, but there are a lot of vintage soap opera style bestsellers out there which definitely stand the test of time. The inspiration for the highly rated miniseries of the same name, 79 Park Avenue tells a sizzling tale of lust, power, and corruption.

I remember the first time when I read it I didnt sleep the whole night! We read this book for Book Club. Not recommended but a plus for Robbins; his lack of wordcraft and My longtime curiosity about old school mega-seller Robbins and the. Robbins simple prose is never impressive and the characters and action are packed with cliches.


This is my second reading of this book after a long time. There are a lot of tears, and eve Okay, I kind of liked it. Jul 26, Mary rated it really liked it.

He doesn’t talk about swords and sheaths, which really, I appreciate. I think I have read this atleast 3 times, first when inthen at and as recent as My longtime curiosity about old school mega-seller Robbins and the. Another character, Ross Drego, is a gangster who meets a very Bugsy Siegel-like end Adler herself had some connections to gangster Dutch Schultz. She starts out with morals, but as life continues to give her unfortunate circumstances, she is forced to make decisions that lead her away from the one person who has created happiness for her.

Shame — had better memory of Harold Robbins.

79 Park Avenue

I could not put this book down. Driven by Usually when I read a book again, my impression of it changes with time and age. Sep 29, nt rated it it was amazing. I can’t remember where I heard of this book-possibly a Goodreads recommendation-but perhaps I should have seen the warning signs when I saw the racy cover of the novel when it arrived.

What more could any reader ask for? It was made into a mini-series in the 70’s which I did not catch at the time. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I was more into shows like The Night Stalker back then.

Aug 15, Rick Sanchez rated it it was amazing Shelves: Moving to HR was a little fun for an Indian teenager. Oct 24, Marcel rated it liked it. This is one of the best books I have ever read. I was amused by the mispelling of several words. Okay, I kind of liked it. Driven by neccessity, ravaged by poverty; queen of her trade, she reigned supreme. The main character, Marja, was a likable protagonist for two thirds of the novel.


It focuses more on the characters especially Marja. I will now devour everything he has ever written. Preview — 79 Park Avenue by Harold Robbins. Ambitious and driven, over time she rises from street urchin to stripper, later re-inventing herself as Maryann Flood, the queen of an empire of pleasure.

Inevitably, their paths cross once more Its shocking that a character that is so sunken in vice, can inspire such admiration from readers. From her posh Park Avenue office, Maryann provides access to exciting and sensual women to sate the desire.

I snuck this book out of one of my parent’s book collections when I was about 15 or so Why is this not a classic!? That is the only reason it doesn’t have a five star.

79 Park Avenue by Harold Robbins

Aug 11, Ria rated it it was amazing. I think the book ended the exact way it should have – realisti I really enjoyed this book. Please add cover done.

Jan 19, Rixi rated it really liked it. Excellent choice if I do say so myself, since I was the one to pick the book this time.

It was hard to keep track of where I was in the robvins. I am into NYC fiction, so when I read the blurb on Amazon and saw excellent reviews mentioning the city, I thought why not? No trivia or quizzes yet.