Playing the Game - Belle de Jour Reviews
Description:ISBN 1409100472 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Belle de Jour / Hardcover / 320 Pages / Book is published 2008-10-16 by Orion
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by - written on 06/01/10 (Very useful, 27 readings)
I'd enjoyed Belle De Jour's previous books, but disliked the TV series, so I wasn't sure how to approach this book. It is apparantly a book about how things could have been, but from the start it felt more like a lost accompaniment to the original books. Belle visits her clients, as normal, and worries about her lack of boyfriend and family issues. However, this book goes into more detail about the previously ignored influences on her life, including A1, A2, A3 and A4, and some of her clients. This book could have been so much more, though. Belle writes in an immature way, changing the spelling of words which gets quickly annoying and cutting out ... Read the complete review
by - written on 08/12/09 (Very useful, 41 readings)
This is a distinctly average piece of fiction which features mild titillation and rather sub standard storyline. It is part of a series of books to feature the main character and is supoposedly based upon a real life prostitute. Billie Piper starred in the TV adaption in the TV series Diary of a Call Girl. This book is the third in the series however unfortunately it is not as good as the firts two and the whole series is starting to look a bit tired and bereft of plot ideas or maybe in the real world her lfe just got more boring. The books are written in the style of a diary and this style does mean that you find yourself always reading on an ... Read the complete review
by - written on 20/10/09 (Very useful, 31 readings)
It is claimed that the books by Bellle De Jour are based upon the real adventures of a high class hooker and they have been converted to our small screens in the TV series Diary of a Call Girl which starred Billie Piper. I enjoyed the first book for what it was, a bit of light reading with some saucy bits thrown in, no great piece of literary work but good holiday reading, the follow up was equally as enjoyable and this is the third one in the series. After reading this third offerring I was left feeling slightly disappointed, it lacks the humour and panache of the earlier work and instead you are left with a rather plodding storyline and the ... Read the complete review
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