Postcards ​from the Edge (Suzanne Vale 1.) 5 csillagozás

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Carrie Fisher’s first novel is set within the world she knows better than anyone else: Hollywood, the all-too-real fantasyland of drug users and deal makers. This stunning literary debut chronicles Suzanne Vale’s vivid, excruciatingly funny experiences—from the rehab clinic to life in the outside world. Sparked by Suzanne’s—and Carrie’s—deliciously wry sense of the absurd, Postcards from the Edge is a revealing look at the dangers and delights of all our addictions, from success and money to sex and insecurity.

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 1987

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Scribner, London, 2017
306 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 978184983646
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Simon & Schuster, New York, 2010
240 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 1439194009
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Picador, London, 1987
224 oldal · ISBN: 0330301691

Várólistára tette 8

Kívánságlistára tette 7


Népszerű idézetek

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The only thing worse than being hurt is everyone knowing that you're hurt.

14. oldal (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

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I can see where people would think that my life is great, so why can't I feel it?

12. oldal (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

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She had plenty of evidence that she had a good life. She just couldn't feel the life she saw she had. It was as though she had cancer of the perspective.

172. oldal (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

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Sometimes I feel like my life ended and I'm still here. Other times I feel so calm, I swear I can hear air moving slowly over the earth.

225. oldal (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

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How they treat you is not necessarily who you are.

125. oldal (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

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It's like I've got a visa for happiness, but for sadness I've got a lifetime pass. I shot through my twenties like a luminous thread through a dark needle, blazing toward my destination: Nowhere.

12. oldal (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

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Life is a cruel, horrible joke and I am the punch line.

142. oldal (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

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I think that's what maturity is: a stoic response to endless reality. But then, what do I know?

18. oldal (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

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It struck me today that the people that have had an impact on me are the people who didn't make it. Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Montgomery Clift, Lenny Bruce, Janis Joplin, John Belushi. It's not Making It to be Marilyn Monroe, but it is to me.
     In our culture these people are heroes. There's something inside of that – a message that killing yourself like that isn't so bad. All the interesting people do it, the extraordinary ones. A weird, weird message. Most of the people I've admired in show business – comedians, writers, actors – are alcoholics or drug addicts or suicides. It's bizarre. And I get to be in that club now. It's the one thing I cling to in here: Wow, I'm hip now, like the dead people.
     Romancing the stoned.

34. oldal (Simon & Schuster, 2011)


A sorozat következő kötete

Suzanne Vale sorozat · Összehasonlítás

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