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The Devil Wears Prada
The Devil Wears Prada
Author: Lauren Weisberger
Fresh out of college, Andrea Sachs lands a dream job as assistant to Miranda Priestly, fabulously successful editor of Runway magazine, Follow Andrea's hilarious adventures with the "boss from hell" in an office that fairly shouts Prada! Armani! Versace!
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ISBN-13: 9780307275554
ISBN-10: 0307275558
Publication Date: 5/30/2006
Pages: 448
Edition: Reprint
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 862 ratings
Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed The Devil Wears Prada on
Helpful Score: 9
I think I am the only person in the world who thought this book was garbage. I am not a book snob. I love a quick fun read, but this was annoying and the soul-less from beginning to end.
Parisoutlaw avatar reviewed The Devil Wears Prada on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
It is very rare when I get to say I actually liked the movie MUCH better than the book. The story while suposed to be inflicting sympathy on the reader for the main charator fails as we find out how shallow and self obsorbed she becomes whith no seeming regaurd for the people around her. I found it stale and at times a bit repetive, I say add this to your NetFlix not your wish list.
jai avatar reviewed The Devil Wears Prada on + 310 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
OK, I didn't like this book, mostly because it felt very repetitious, like a giant rant about what the main character's boss was making her do. But heres the thing: I must be crazy because her job didn't sound that bad to me! All she had to do was run around the city for her boss, she didn't have to do anything that really required a lot of brainpower, she got to meet interesting people and be exposed to the magazine business, and she signed up for it. So.. I felt no sympathy at all and found her whiney and annoying. She only had ONE person who she really had to answer to, and the amount of responsibility in her job was negligible. If this was a book about a really hard job with REAL stress maybe I could buy it. But no. I'm still going to give this author another try, I'm reading "Everyone Worth Knowing" right now, and I like it better.
reviewed The Devil Wears Prada on + 94 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
If not for the title that peaks your interest, or for the humor and undeniably great insight on what it would be like to work for a debutante of the fashion world, this book held my interest from beginning to end. If you are looking for a deep literary read, this is definitely not for you. This is a light, funny read that I, quite frankly, could not put down. Having no knowledge of fashion, designers, or New York City for that matter, I felt like I had an education on the fast paced, cut throat and very competitive industry that most girls can only dream about participating in. I thought Weisberger showed immense talent in poking fun at this glamorous way of life and I thouroughly enjoyed it.
reviewed The Devil Wears Prada on + 7 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
I was a little disappointed in the book after having seen the movie. The book was probably more realistic but it was harder to think of the main character as being the heroine of the story, and it wasn't as funny as the movie.
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jwigg avatar reviewed The Devil Wears Prada on + 39 more book reviews
I think I would like this book more if I wasn't able to relate.... Funny and a quick read, but not a selection for me.
jenel avatar reviewed The Devil Wears Prada on + 60 more book reviews
Oh my God! I read this book while working at the worst job I've had yet. While I found the plot line lacking in a point other than this has got to be the worst boss in history,it unexpectedly gave me the courage to quite my job with out a back up plan. And yes I did find a job I enjoyed much more.
reviewed The Devil Wears Prada on + 38 more book reviews
Since I had seen the movie before reading the book, it was interesting to see the changes that occurred. The book is still a good read and the writer is excellent. It is easy to read and I couldn't help but be involved with the characters. If you are looking for a nice summer read, then this is it.

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