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Clive James reviews ‘Princess Daisy’ by Judith Krantz · LRB 5 June

What a pile of trashy junk. A Novel Judith Krantz Limited preview daiay I kind of feel like SNL’s Stefon saying this but this book has everything: Perhaps Stash is like a horse not just in brain but in body. I’d just have liked less background information on everyone around her and more about her. Just hanks of hair, all chunky and boring–wind is essential, Mr. The story has stuck with me, even all these years later.

It contained, however, one of the best written seduction scenes I’ve ever read, and, I have to admit, I shed a couple of tears during the last few pages.

Finally, by Chapter 14, we’re back to the scene from Chapter 1, where Daisy’s producing a commercial. I was in the 10th grade and she dared me to actually finish this book, so I started reading it. My library Help Advanced Book Search.


The weirdest thing of all, however, is that even though most of it is just nonsense cobbled together from movies and trash novels, she actually does know a lot about fashion. Not only did Valensky never employ unnecessary force on the bit and reins but he had been born, as some men are, with an instinct for establishing a communication between himself and his pony which made it seem as if the animal was merely an extension of his mind, rather than a beast with a will of its own.

It takes only common sense, though, to tell you that on those terms exclusiveness is not just chimerical but plain tedious. The bad guys are vanguished, the good guys come back from the brink of ruin and everything ends happily. A lot of blah blah blah after the first third. And this is Stash, the great war hero and incomparable polo-player: Retrieved March 9, A book a long time in my collection of undetermined source.

Richard Corliss wrote of the miniseries, “Not even trash can guarantee the happy ending, and, alas, it happened to Jane Doe: She was born Princess Marguerite Alexandrovna Valensky. The stands rang with laughter and applause.

Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz (Hardback, 1980)

They would dream anyway, and without Mrs Krantz they would dream unaided. Princess Daisy Judith Krantz Snippet view – A long read to be sure, but it was a captivating one despite the often long winded arcs into the lives of others. It has all the same, essential mini-series requirements: Typically, Mrs Krantz has failed to be specific at the exact moment when specificity would be a virtue.


Francesca suffers from acute post-partum depression and enters a fugue state for several weeks.

Stash finally buys a farm during a flying display in One of the twins turns out to be Daisy and the other her retarded sister, Danielle. She pops her valves in the unrelenting effort to bring it all alive. When Daisy turns 16, their father dies in a plane accident.

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Her mother was an American movie goddess. Maar dan, op het toppunt van haar eigen roem, laat Daisy de liefde toe in haar hart. I had forgotten all about this book, which I read over 30 years ago, until I saw a goodreads friend’s review. The tiny girl was like a new hybrid rose in the inconsistency of her coloring. Want to Read saving….