The Collected Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker, Brendan Gill

The Collected Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker, Brendan Gill

604 pages first pub 1944 (editions)

fiction classics poetry short stories funny reflective slow-paced


Dorothy Parker, more than any of her contemporaries, captured the spirit of the Jazz Age in her poetry and prose, and The Collected Dorothy Parker includes an introduction by Brendan Gill in Penguin Modern Classics.Dorothy Parker was the most talk...

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funny 66%
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reflective 33%


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