Farewell, Dorothy Parker

Farewell, Dorothy Parker

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When it comes to movie reviews, critic Violet Epps is a powerhouse voice. But that's only because she's learned to channel her literary hero Dorothy Parker, the most celebrated and scathing wit of the twentieth century. If only Violet could summon that kind of strength in her personal life.

Violet visits the Algonquin Hotel in an attempt to find inspiration from the hallowed dining room where Dorothy Parker and so many other famous writers of the 1920s traded barbs,… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)


Alas, “Farewell, Dorothy Parker” is not as delectable as its fanciful premise leads us to hope for. It’s weakened by expository excesses, too many embarrassingly corny lines and facile psychologizing.

Meister honors Dorothy Parker, her still-fresh political convictions, and her body of witty, insightful work in this very nice literary romp.... Parker was the perfect New Yorker: sharp, witty and eminently quotable. And it is clear that Meister had a lot of responsible fun paying tribute to her.

As self-empowerment romantic comedies go, this perfectly pleasant one hits all the predictable marks.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Berkley (February 21, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 455 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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