The Carpetbaggers [Harold Robbins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. As the bestselling popular novelist of all time, Harold Robbins has. A LEGENDARY MASTERPIECE A STORY OF MONEY AND POWER, SEX AND DEATH Jonas Cord coveted his father’s fame, fortune, even his young, beautiful. Realistic, sexy, brutally honest – this notorious international bestseller was a publishing phenomenon, became a popular classic, and is now a Great Read.

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Memories of Another Day. Rape and incest is always part of his novels. Up until I started high school, I didn’t exactly have a love affair with literature, then my stepmother borrowed a copy of this novel for me. Write a customer review. Trivia About The Carpetbaggers.

The social norms of masculinity and femininity were basically the same as they had always been since antiquity, only now public menton of sexuality was no longer taboo, as carpetvaggers had been since the Victorian era.

But Rina Marlow was the celebrated screen goddess no man could carpetbagfers. In the novel, Jonas Cord’s first movie production is entitled The Renegade ; is released in ; and stars Rina Marlowe in her screen debut.


He was educated at Princeton and at the New School. For the post-American Civil War opportunists, see Carpetbagger. But when I fancy something different I always go for a Harold Robbins book.

From New York to LA they brawled, lusted, and carved out an empire, blazoned in banner headlines and their enemies’ blood–only to learn that money and power, revenge and renown were not enough.

The Carpetbaggers by Harold Robbins

Sep 19, Arra Bawalan rated it liked it. While some women in the book view marriage to a husband as the ultimate happily-ever-after end goal of life, more commonly the female characters view it as a form of political opportunism.

Sep 08, Judy rated it liked it Shelves: The intriguing thing carpetbaggerd this book is not so much the story but rather, how the story is told.

Joshilyn Jackson was born and grew up in the Deep South. For the film adaptation, see The Carpetbaggers film.

Too much would never be enough—not for Jonas Cord and the relentless Rina Marlowe. He took what he wanted from her. Customers who bought this item also bought. Her sizzling carpetbaggerd might inflame and enthrall millions, but her personal boudoir was no Hollywood fantasy.


It is not recommended for bookworms of a very young age. Arabella Weir is a writer and performer who started her career as the gladioli wiper for Dame Edna Everage. Cord became a pilot, designed aircraft, got into the movie business, designed a bra for the leading lady. I read many cheap novels that summer and learned about sex, deceit, lying, and lowdown men and women.


How satisfying to read that the rich and famous also have hard times. He was a master story weaver.

This isn’t Henry James, clearly. This another book I read in 5 days loved it. Confused about the timing of David’s birth? I disagree with the reviewers who opined that this novel is sexist trash. Other oddities are that the book can be quite graphic when it comes to sex and violence, sometimes.

They all end up respecting Jonas even Amos Winthrop. Haold the day the review was published, The Carpetbaggers was already at number nine on the Times bestseller list. New Year New You Sale. And novels are carpeetbaggers about storytelling is it not?