☆ The Devil Wears Prada Ã Download by ↠´ Lauren Weisberger
☆ The Devil Wears Prada Ã Download by ↠´ Lauren Weisberger Millions of girls would die for this job OK, I know what you re saying, you re that knuckle dragging redneck from Tennessee, what re YOU doing reading about high fashion in New York and Paris Fair question I d say it s important to read different books, try on diverse genres from talented writers I ve never explored before, think outside the box My wife bought the 2006 David Frankel film starring Meryl Streep and I ve seen it multiple times and liked it The book seemed interesting, fresh and vibrant.
And it was Lauren Weisberger s prose is witty and endearing, funny but also poignant I liked her erudite use of language, she can turn a phrase with the best of them.
For any out there who don t know what this is all about, quick summary college grad with a I read this a few years ago, and still remember what a rollicking good ride it was I was mesmerized by the horror It was like watching a train wreck in slow motion In a good way, that is I m sure there s a good way to watch a train wreck if we think about it long enough In the interest of full disclosure, I spent several years in what we shall charitably call the fashion industry So young, insecure, underpaid, working for creative tyrants, living on coffee and celery, and not being able to afford the clothes one must wear and loves whilst working 12 14 hour shifts are familiar memories from my younger days So is fear of boss after boss after boss Abject fear if there was ever a time in your life when you worked in high end retail or designer fashions, this one s for you I likely will never read another Weisberger novel I generally eschew chick lit and whiny protagonist A Delightfully Dishy Novel About The All Time Most Impossible Boss In The History Of Impossible Bosses Andrea Sachs, A Small Town Girl Fresh Out Of College, Lands The Job A Million Girls Would Die For Hired As The Assistant To Miranda Priestly, The High Profile, Fabulously Successful Editor Of Runway Magazine, Andrea Finds Herself In An Office That Shouts Prada Armani Versace At Every Turn, A World Populated By Impossibly Thin, Heart Wrenchingly Stylish Women And Beautiful Men Clad In Fine Ribbed Turtlenecks And Tight Leather Pants That Show Off Their Lifelong Dedication To The Gym With Breathtaking Ease, Miranda Can Turn Each And Every One Of These Hip Sophisticates Into A Scared, Whimpering Child The Devil Wears Prada Gives A Rich And Hilarious New Meaning To Complaints About The Boss From Hell Narrated In Andrea S Smart, Refreshingly Disarming Voice, It Traces A Deep, Dark, Devilish View Of Life At The Top Only Hinted At In Gossip Columns And Over Cosmopolitans At The Trendiest Cocktail Parties From Sending The Latest, Not Yet In Stores Harry Potter To Miranda S Children In Paris By Private Jet, To Locating An Unnamed Antique Store Where Miranda Had At Some Point Admired A Vintage Dresser, To Serving Lattes To Miranda At Precisely The Piping Hot Temperature She Prefers, Andrea Is Sorely Tested Each And Every Day And Often Late Into The Night With Orders Barked Over The Phone She Puts Up With It All By Keeping Her Eyes On The Prize A Recommendation From Miranda That Will Get Andrea A Top Job At Any Magazine Of Her Choosing As Things Escalate From The Merely Unacceptable To The Downright Outrageous, However, Andrea Begins To Realize That The Job A Million Girls Would Die For May Just Kill Her And Even If She Survives, She Has To Decide Whether Or Not The Job Is Worth The Price Of Her Soul This is one of the only books I have ever read in my entire life where the film actually improved my perception It took me about three years to read this, and the only reason I ever finished it was because everyone else seemed to think it was so great, I thought I must be missing something I am generally bothered by books and films wherein the main character is offered an incredible opportunity, but because they are worried they are sacrificing themselves, they toss it out the window I am willing to add the film What a Girl Wants to this general category I had no sympathy for the lead character in this novel if she had true sense of self, she could keep her job while not becoming her boss While I realize that these stories are supposed to be inspirational tales of right triumphing, I always feel vaguely disgusted when I finish them to a great extent, they remind The Devil Wears Prada The Devil Wears Prada 1 , Lauren WeisbergerThe Devil Wears Prada, is a 2003 best selling novel, by Lauren Weisberger, about a young woman who is hired as a personal assistant to a powerful fashion magazine editor, a job that becomes nightmarish as she struggles to keep up with her boss s grueling schedule, and demeaning demands It became the basis for the 2006 film with the same name, starring Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, and Emily Blunt The novel is considered by many to be an example of the chick lit genre 2014 2003 A woman came up to me while I was reading this book and said, Oh, how is that book I ve been meaning to read it I answered, Um, well, it s kind of fun She raised her eyebrows at me I see I added, I wouldn t pay full price for it I got it on sale for, like, a dollar She nodded as she began to walk away, Okay, I know what you re saying I can explainif you still feel like reading this book Honestly, I won t stop you from reading The Devil Wears Prada, I just don t suggest you push off absolutely everything else in order to do it There are many, manyworthy books.
The main character, Andrea Andy, is just really not likeable I wish she was I kept trying to see her point of view But she really bothered me She had a great opportunity to get into the publishing business, fashion business, or whatever else She just had to hold out fo I have wanted to read this one for so long, ever since I saw the movie years ago The movie was very entertaining,so than the book as this story dragged and got repetitive after a while, but it was still interesting and made me feel nostalgic I did really love the lack of heavy emphasis on romantic relationships I have never had a boss as terrible as Miranda but I still sympathized with Andrea.
Should ve skipped the reread.
5 starsIn Defense of Miranda PriestlyThe premise of this novel as most know it is OMG, my boss is a total dragon lady , but I think that is both an unfair assumption and oversimplification Little background is given of the title character other than she grew up in a lower class family, changed her name, and worked her way up the corporate ladder to her current position as editor in chief The audience isn t given muchthan that to round out her character, though Meryl Streep gives her depth in the movie adaptation which isn t saying much since Streep could star in the biography of a paper bag and still win an Oscar QueenInstead, we see Anna Wintour Miranda Priestly through the doe eyes of Andrea Andy Sachs, who doesn t realize that perhaps she is the real antagonist of the novel Through her own confession she has n