Search - The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas
Author: Gertrude Stein
(from back of book) "Largely to amuse herself, [Gertrude Stein] wrote THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ALICE B. TOKLAS in 1932...using as a sounding board her companion Miss Toklas, who had been with her for twenty-five years. It has been said that the writing takes on very much Miss Toklas' conversational style, and while this is true the style is still ...  more »
ISBN: 58867
Pages: 252
Rating:
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 2

3 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Vintage Books
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
Reviews: Member | Write a Review
Read All 2 Book Reviews of "The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas"

Please Log in to Rate these Book Reviews

reviewed The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas on + 50 more book reviews
Strange. The author (speaking from Ms. Toklas' perspective) refers to herself by her full name, all the while substituting her name for "she" and "her." I suppose instead of "we" or "us" she used "Gertrude Stein and I." I really wouldn't know as I couldn't make it past the first chapter.
reviewed The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas on + 17 more book reviews
I absolutely loved this book. Hard to part with it...but I send it off into the world to touch upon another person.


Genres: