Book Reviews of Jacqueline Susann's Dolores

Jacqueline Susann's Dolores
Jacqueline Susann's Dolores
Author: Jacqueline Susann
ISBN-13: 9780688030575
ISBN-10: 0688030572
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 201
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Morrow
Book Type: Hardcover
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The book is the intense, tragic story of Dolores Ryan, the beautiful and fashionable young widow of a assassinated American President

After his death, Dolores finds herself too poor to sustain her extravagant tastes and too lonely to be fulfilled as a woman. The novel details her quest for money and for men.
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The world's most beautiful woman. She would do anything for love or money. Anything....
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Quick read but the characters were still so well written!
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I'm sorry to say that I found DOLORES to be a very disappointing and average read.

You would think reading about a Jackie Kennedy type of character would be interesting, but Dolores Ryan was much too shallow to warrant having an entire book written about her! As a side character in a novel of greater depth, sure, but this was just 175 pages of eye-rolling vanity.

I think the theme of great unhappiness being the price of great wealth was grossly underserved by a well-written but superficial treatment.

I give DOLORES a C and highly recommend reading VALLEY OF THE DOLLS instead.