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Ten Days in the Hills

by Jane Smiley

  • 219 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Knopf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smiley, Jane - Prose & Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Romance: Modern,
  • General,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • Literary,
  • Romance - Contemporary,
  • Interpersonal relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8362927M
    ISBN 101400040612
    ISBN 109781400040612

    Click to read more about Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(16).   As a woman, Bly found it extremely hard for her to find work. After pretending to be mentally ill for 10 days, the New York World published Bly’s articles about her time in the insane asylum on Blackwell’s Island in a six-part series. Ten Days in a Mad-House quickly made Bly one of the most famous journalists in the United States/5(32).

    Over the next ten days, old lovers collide, new relationships form, and sparks fly, all with Smiley's signature sparkling wit and characterization. With its breathtaking passion and sexy irreverence, Ten Days in the Hills is a glowing addition to the work of one of our most beloved the Trade Paperback edition. If you are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID, you must remain at home at all times. Stay home for at least ten days since your first symptom appeared and at least three days after your fever has gone away (without the aid of any medication)-this could mean your self isolation goes beyond ten days in order to be fully recovered.

    Ten Days in the Hills Jane Smiley In the aftermath of the Academy Awards, Max and Elena- he’s an Oscar-winning writer/director-open their Holywood Hills home to a group of friends and neighbors, industy insiders and hangers-on, eager to escape the outside world and dissect the latest news, gossip, and secrets of the business.   Ten Days in the Hills (Book): Smiley, Jane. Please note that all in-branch services are temporarily suspended as a result of COVID


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Ten Days in the Hills book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is the morning after the Academy Awards. Max, an award-wi /5(). Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley pp, Faber, £ Imagine an extended episode of Newsnight Review in which, after some elevated and vaguely competitive conversation about the.

If this book were a movie (and it shouldn't be) it would tonally resemble Altman's 'The Player.' It is largely bereft of narrative, though, so filming it would be a pain.

But it is about Hollywood and 'the Industry', or at least it takes place there. 10 characters of relative privilege hole up /5(). Febru • Pulitzer-winning novelist Jane Smiley's latest book, Ten Days in the Hills, is a satirical portrait of an Oscar-winning director, his political-activist lover, his ex-wife Author: Jane Smiley.

The information about Ten Days in the Hills shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. of TEN DAYS IN THE HILLS, the setting is the Hollywood Hills and the year isthe day after the Academy Awards and the start of the current Iraq war.

Joining Max and Elena at their Hollywood villa are, among others, Max's ex-wife Zoe, a vividly beautiful actress and singer; her current flame Paul, a yoga expert and healer; Max and Zoe's.

In the early chapters of “Ten Days in the Hills,” a crowded, knowing comedy of contemporary manners seems to be taking shape. Tensions. —Los Angeles Times Book Review The introduction, discussion questions, and suggestions for further reading that follow are designed to enhance your group's reading and conversation about Jane Smiley's Ten Days in the Hills, an extraordinary reimagining of Boccaccio's Decameron set in the Hollywood hills in the early days of the Iraq war.

/5(22). Buy a cheap copy of Ten Days in the Hills book by Jane Smiley. A glorious new novel from the Pulitzer Prize winner: a big, smart, bawdy tale of love and war, sex and politics, friendship and betrayal—and the allure of the Free shipping over $Cited by: 1.

Ten Days in the Hills by Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley is an enjoyable and flowing novel of conversations and relationships. This languorously paced novel has very little action, so if it’s action you’re looking for, keep looking. Ultimately this is a novel of storytelling and conversations following the example of The Decameron, a fourteenth-century novel by Giovanni Boccaccio.

Jane Smiley's 'Ten Days in the Hills' Pulitzer-winning novelist Jane Smiley's latest book, Ten Days in the Hills, is a satirical portrait of an Oscar-winning director, his political-activist lover. Get this from a library. Ten days in the hills. [Jane Smiley] -- On the morning after the Academy Awards, Max--an Oscar-winning writer/director whose fame has waned--and his lover, Elena, are in bed, still groggy from last night's red-carpet festivities.

They. Ten Days in the Hills by Smiley, Jane and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In wander Zoe and her new lover Paul, a New Age-y healer, and the stage is set for ten days of storytelling à la Boccaccio.

Unsurprisingly, many of the tales involve movies and moviemaking, though Smiley nods to her source material a few times (e.g., a notorious sinner declared a saint after a mendacious deathbed confession).Author: Jane Smiley.

About Ten Days in the Hills. In the aftermath of the Academy Awards, Max and Elena- he’s an Oscar-winning writer/director-open their Holywood Hills home to a group of friends and neighbors, industy insiders and hangers-on, eager to escape the outside world and dissect the latest news, gossip, and secrets of the business.

Editions for Ten Days in the Hills: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published i Cited by: 1. In Ten Days in the Hills, Smiley cleverly borrows the narrative set-up of Boccaccio's Decameron to allow her readers to eavesdrop on a day house party among members of Hollywood's second-string players.

It's and the curtain comes up on this lively group as Elena, a year-old self-help writer, is basking in the afterglow of her first. There is a great deal of sex in Ten Days in the Hills, while Boccaccio's book allows for only the most courtly of flirtation between some of the narrators.

Yet Smiley's characters are also telling. Beginning Ten Days in the Hills with an epigraph from Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron: O, Prencipe Galeotto (; The Decameron, ), a collection of one hundred stories told by ten.

Other articles where Ten Days in the Hills is discussed: Jane Smiley: Heaven (), about horse racing; Ten Days in the Hills (), a reworking of Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron set in Hollywood; and Private Life (), which examines a woman’s marriage and interior life. Some Luck (), which covers 33 years in the history of the Langdons, a farming family, was the.

Get this from a library! Ten days in the hills. [Jane Smiley] -- An assorted group of Hollywood stereotypes withdraw the night after the Academy Awards to the home of a movie director named Max to tell stories of their lives and their beliefs and to forge new.item 7 Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley (, Hardcover) Novel Book 7 - Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley (, Hardcover) Novel Book $ +$ shipping.Over the next ten days, old lovers collide, new relationships form, and sparks fly, all with Smiley's signature sparkling wit and characterization.

With its breathtaking passion and sexy irreverence, Ten Days in the Hills is a glowing addition to the work of one of our most beloved novelists. From the Trade Paperback edition.