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There’s This is my most fave Harold Robins book I’ve ever read. Shame — had better memory of Harold Robbins. This is essentially the story of Marja, the daughter of Polish immigrants, growing up in the New York avenidq the s, who, via poverty and sexual abuse, finds herself embroiled in the world of prostitution.

Arrested for procurement, blackmail, and bribery, she must face prosecutor Mike Keynes, who stands to benefit greatly by bringing her down-and who is facing a dilemma himself. The characters the storyline the way Robbins writes, its addictive! Yeah, right, tell it to the judge.

79 Park Avenue

What more could any reader ask for? I found the switching back and forth from first person to third person sort of jarring, as well as the jumping around in time. I’m still a fan of Robbins, but this wasn’t one of his best. May 31, Tina Foster rated it liked it. Years later, that man is the one to prosecute her on her criminal involvement in the mob. One of my first Harold Robbin’s books. Publisher Pat Knopf reportedly bought Never Love a Stranger because “it was the first time he had ever read a book where on one page you’d have tears and on the next page you’d have a hard-on”.

It was so perfect.

Driven by neccessity, ravaged by poverty; queen of her trade, she reigned supreme. Not recommended but a plus for Robbins; his lack of wordcraft and My longtime curiosity about old school mega-seller Robbins and the. Among his best-known books is The Carpetbaggers, loosely based on the life of Howard Hughes,taking the reader from New York to California, from the prosperity of the aeronautical industry to the glamor of Hollywood. He doesn’t talk about swords and sheaths, which really, I appreciate.


Aug 15, Rick Sanchez rated it it was amazing Shelves: It focuses more on the characters especially Marja. Oct 24, Marcel rated it liked it.

Because the book was written in the forties I assumeit was neat to see how prices have changed since that time. Only gave it 4 stars because it was a little slow in the beginning and had trouble getting past the first couple chapters. Sel sex and sleaze in the novel haeold toned down to meet the standards of the time it was published which was But behind that inpregnable wall, there is a woman with a heart, who can love and care as no other. From her posh Park Avenue office, Maryann provides access to exciting and sensual women to sate the desires of New York’s most powerful men.

View all 4 comments. Free Kindle vintage Trish-trash for those interested in what great-granny did in her naughty salad days. Inevitably, their paths cross once more Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book was a pleasure to read. I remember the first time when Narold read it I didnt sleep the whole night!

But then it was as though Robbins got bored with writing the novel and collapsed the last 3rd into barold pat ending. Jan 19, Rixi rated it really liked it. We get plenty of Marja’s teen years, but then just a condensed history of her “professional madame” years.

Apr 26, MTK rated it liked it. 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.


The prose was hatold yet so moving.

79 Park Avenue by Harold Robbins

Return to Book Page. I will now devour everything he has ever written.

I wouldn’t recommend it for everyone as it can be very dark at times, but it’s a great story. Please add cover done.

harild And especially Mike, who she loved. I hadn’t heard of Robbins, though apparently he was a bestselling author in the s. And she did try to make the most out harolf it by being the best on what she became. Best book by Harold Robbins. He loved Marja despite the trials they’ve been to. I could not put this book down. Harold Robbins was one of the first popular writers of the genre which gave rise to such works as “Peyton Place”, and is still popular today in refined form.

A pesar de todo lo que vivieron y de como acabaron ambos personajes; este libro ha dejado una huella en mi, porque no todas las vidas son perfectas y aunque cada quien elige el camino que quiere o que cree que es el mejor a pesar de todo, tenemos el final que nos corresponde.

It shows how people feel forced down different roads in life and no matter which path we take we all have feelings and emotions and are all in need of love, respect, care and security. The inspiration for this one was probably the well-known Ne One of my favorite Harold Robbins books – I’ve probably read it three times, the first time around as a teenageragain somewhere around or so, and most recently Summer of