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Queenie

by Michael Korda

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Linden Press/Simon & Schuster in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion picture industry -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Korda.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.O6566 Q4 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination650 p. ;
    Number of Pages650
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2862249M
    ISBN 100671466682
    LC Control Number84025115
    OCLC/WorldCa11444406

      Written by a protégé of Jojo Moyes, Queenie is the book everyone’s talking about and it will no doubt be a hit summer read. Painful, funny and subversive, it tells the story of a young black woman straddling two cultures and slotting into neither. You’ll be rooting for Queenie and nodding along to her brilliant tale in solidarity/5(9).   Buy a cheap copy of Queenie book by Michael Korda. Queenie Kelley, a poor, half-caste girl from Calcutta, catapulted from the slums by an illicit passion and a single reckless act that shaped her destiny. She Free shipping over $/5(5).

    Queenie Jenkins is a year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper, where she’s constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle-class peers. “Wow! Queenie is a fabulous read—absolutely amazing. This book took me through the paces. There were laughs and tears; I was sad and angry. I wanted to shake some sense into Queenie and fight for her—just so many emotions.

      Queenie feels she’s not worthy of a relationship, especially when she deals with non-black men; the reason why she chooses men outside her race coming up later in the book. Mental health surfaces through her depression and anxiety with the roots of her pain stemming from her own mother’s bad decisions around men. Queenie was a ABC miniseries based on the eponymous novel by Michael Korda. Winston Beard (a pseudonym for James Goldman) and April Smith adapted the novel for television, with Larry Peerce directing. In April Korda published Queenie, a roman à clef about his aunt, actress Merle Oberon, who had married his uncle Alexander on: the Novel by Michael Korda.


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'Queenie' is a novel following a period in the life of 26 year old Queenie, a British woman of Caribbean descent, who has just broken up with her (white) boyfriend of three years, Tom.

She is dealing with this by a string of sexual encounters with unsuitable and unavailable men, while neglecting her job as a journalist/5(). "Queenie has all the things you want in a debut novel—a startlingly fresh voice, characters you fall in love with from the very first page, and a joyous turn of phrase that makes this book almost impossible to put down.

In turns hilariously funny and quietly devastating, Queenie is an important, timely story."Released on: Novem   • Queenie by Candice Queenie book is published by Trapeze (£).

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Queenie has no character development or growth, no one in the book does. She watched her mother be abused by 1 black and and now hates all Black men. She is a toilet for white men but no matter how bad they treat her she continues to run behind them /5().

Queenie is a hollow shell of a character that fails to impress throughout the entire book. It's a droll journey through mediocrity that fails to live up to the stories potential. flag 4 likes Like see review/5.

Queenie is the leader of her group of friends, and she has clearly induced the other two girls into making a spectacle of themselves by walking into the A&P wearing only their bathing suits. While the other girls seem awkward and abashed, Queenie is undaunted by the disapproving glances of the other shoppers and the eager gazes of the male.

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Which sounds so serious, but the way she weaves in text messages, e-mails, and more makes Queenie’s world feel so real. Basically, the second the book opened with Queenie in stirrups at her gynecologist’s office, I knew I was sold. Kirkus calls Queenie, “A black Bridget Jones, perfectly of the moment,” and I am deeply inclined to agree."/5().

Praise for QUEENIE: 'I was engrossed and loved Queenie – her humour, her pain, her politics, her friends, her family.' – Diana Evans 'Candice gives so generously with her joy, pain and humour, that we cannot help but become fully immersed in the life of Queenie – a beautiful and compelling book.' – Afua Hirsch.

Queenie Candice Carty-Williams Billed as the “black Bridget Jones,” Queenie secured its year-old author a six-figure deal, soared to number two on the U.K.’s Sunday Times bestseller list.

The life and loves of Queenie Jenkins, a vibrant, troubled year-old Jamaican Brit who is not having a very good year. The life and loves of Queenie Jenkins, a vibrant, troubled year-old Jamaican Brit who is not having a very good year.

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She works at a national newspaper, where she’s constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle-class peers. After a messy breakup from her long-term white boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all the wrong places, including several hazardous men who do a.

Queenie, Queenie, Queenie. She sort of reminded me of myself when i was younger. Not the promiscuous parts but the "not having your shit together parts". I LOLed several times.

I enjoyed this audiobook. There were a few shock factor moments but all in all it was a good book. Don't listen with children around though.

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Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Queenie as a tragicomic story of womanhood, updated for the Tinder age perhaps, with a black body occupying a space already familiar to its white predecessors.

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Queenie A Novel (Book): Carty-Williams, Candice: Queenie Jenkins is a year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither.

She works at a national newspaper, where she's constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle class peers.

After a messy break up from her long-term white boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all .