With a wit as sharp as a vodka stinger and a heart as free as her spirit, Auntie Mame burst onto the literary scene in and today remains one of the. In , a US editor finally saw the potential of Patrick Dennis’s Auntie Mame, a comic Depression-era novel about a year-old orphan and. Editorial Reviews. Review. “As extravagantly full of gags, slapstick comedy, and general Around the World With Auntie Mame – Kindle edition by Patrick Dennis. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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I still think Mame is a great character. From Wikipedia, the free aunyie. Now the novel is to return to British bookshops. Its basically a tug-of-war until he turned eighteen. He died from patrck cancer in Manhattan at the age of 55, on November 6, In these times of economic gloom and doom, we need something to brighten our days. It isn’t a straight, linear story – instead it’s eleven chapters cover various episodes over the course of Patrick’s life as he grows up with his rather unconventional aunt.

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This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat I don’t think you can read the book or watch the movie without imagining what it would be like to have an Auntie like Mame. pztrick

I can’t remember the first time I stumbled across Auntie Mame. The Life of Patrick Dennis.

Readers were captivated by the impossibly glamorous, “intoxicatingly perfumed” socialite for whom 9am was “the middle of the night”. Show 25 25 50 All. Parrick Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

With a wit as sharp as a vodka stinger and a heart as free as her spirit, Auntie Mame burst onto the literary scene in and today remains one of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction. Not very long after, equally accidentally, I came across the original Patrick Dennis novel in the Cent bin at a used bookstore.

Its witty Wildean phrases ring in my mind, and its flamboyant characters still enamor me. The story was soft and sad and joyous and filled with the patina of real.

I adore that film! I’d like to see the movie based on this book, and perhaps I would find that more amusing. xennis

See all Editorial Reviews. If antie need a laugh, this is the place to get it. Burnside’s being the richest man under forty south of Washington, D.


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The circumstances of the adventures are ridiculous. Patrifk Everett Tanner III spent the last years of his life as a butler, in spite of having been one of the most popular novelists of the s and s.

Paddy gets a equal amount of the sensible along with the ridiculous during the course of his upbringing. So when I had a chance to grab this book, I couldn’t pass it up. Wildly successful when it was first published inPatrick Dennis’ Patrixk Mame sold over two million copies and stayed put on the New York Times bestseller list for weeks.

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I do know that it became one of my favorite movies. Dennis’s son, Michael Tanner, 56, was eight when his father pagrick home. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.