Lola Bensky

  • 267 Pages
  • 1.98 MB
  • 2953 Downloads
  • English
by
Rock music, Women journalists, Fi
StatementLily Brett
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.B693 L65 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination267 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27153205M
ISBN 101593765231
ISBN 139781593765231
LC Control Number2013018049
OCLC/WorldCa827974316

Lola Bensky, a nineteen-year-old rock journalist and high-school dropout, is sent by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the London music scene at the most exciting time in music history: In London, Mick Jagger makes her a cup of tea, Jimi Hendrix (possibly) propositions her and Cher borrows her false eyelashes/5(31).

Lola Bensky is a nineteen-year-old rock journalist who irons her hair straight and asks a lot of questions. A high-school dropout, she's not sure how she got this job - but she's been sent by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the London music scene a /5. All her novels eg You Gotta Have Balls, Too Many Men & the last one, Lola Bensky, are based in autobiography.

She continues to draw from her life as the child of death camp (Auschwitz) Holocaust survivor parents, and what that has meant for their lives as well as her own/5(25).

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Not only is she shallow, entitled, unknowingly racist, and a bad mother, but she has not progressed one millimeter since Author: Lily Brett. Lola Bensky is a nineteen-year-old rock journalist who irons her hair straight and asks a lot of questions. A high-school dropout, she’s not sure how she got the job – but she’s been Lola Bensky book by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the London music scene at the most exciting time in music history: Lola Bensky: A Novel: Brett, Lily: : Books.

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Cher. Mick!) and adventures galore.” &#;People MagazineLola Bensky, a nineteen-year-old rock journalist and Brand: Edizioni e/o. Lola Bensky is an interesting book and I felt I was reading a biography rather than a novel.

The storyline starts out relating the experiences of Lola, an Australian, who works in London as a reporter for a music magazine. In the process she meets many of /5.

Lola Bensky is a nineteen-year-old rock journalist who irons her hair straight and asks a lot of questions. A high-school dropout, she's not sure how she got the job – but she's been sent by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the London music scene at the most exciting time in music history: Lola spends her days planning diets and interviewing rock stars.

In London. Lola Bensky is a nineteen-year-old rock journalist who irons her hair straight and asks a lot of questions. A high-school dropout, she's not sure how she got the job – but she's been sent by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the London music scene at the most exciting time in music history: Lola spends her days planning diets and interviewing rock stars.4/5(1).

Brett's latest novel (following 's You Gotta Have Balls) is a poignant and autobiographical rumination on the inner life of an Australian music journalist named Lola Bensky. Beginning her career in when she's 19 years old, she interviews emerging talent like Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger, and Jim Morrison while fixating on being overweight.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Lola Bensky: A Novel at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Buy Lola Bensky by Lily Brett online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Published by Penguin Books rrp AUD$ Reviewed by Dani DeVille 7/10 InLola Bensky is a nineteen year-old, overweight, Jewish journalist, working for Australia’s biggest music magazine, “Rock Out”.

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The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. "Based on the author's own experiences as a rock journalist in the '60s, this trippy novel has bold-faced names (Jimi Cher Mick) and adventures galore." --People MagazineLola Bensky, a nineteen-year-old rock journalist and high-school dropout, is sent by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the London music scene at the most exciting time in music history:   'Lola Bensky will thrill [Brett's] fans: finally a book based on her extraordinary experiences as a reporter for Australia's first music magazine, Go-Set, during the most exciting era in pop music history.' Australian Jewish News.

PRH, PRH. Lily Brett is the author of Lola Bensky ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), Too Many Men ( avg rating, ratings, 39 revie /5. Lola Bensky is a nineteen-year-old rock journalist who irons her hair straight and asks a lot of questions.

A high-school dropout, she's not sure how she got the job - but she's been sent by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the London music scene at the most exciting time in music history: Brett’s latest novel (following ’s You Gotta Have Balls) is a poignant and autobiographical rumination on the inner life of an Australian music journalist named Lola Bensky.

Brett's books bristle with memorable characters, such as Ruth Rothwax, the hand-wringing heroine of Too Many Men, and Edek, her indomitable father.

In Lola Bensky, the father figure is again named Edek; the two Edeks even share the same idiosyncratic approach to the English language. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Lola Bensky - eBook at Lola Bensky (), Brett's seventh novel was short-listed for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and it received the Prix Medicis étranger prize in France.

Brett has published ten volumes of poetry, four collections of essays, and seven novels. Editions for Lola Bensky: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published.Lola Bensky is a nineteen-year-old rock journalist who irons her hair straight and asks a lot of questions.

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