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Belle de Jour's Guide to Men (Belle de Jour #4)

3.43  ·  Rating details ·  222 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Funny, surprising and always entertaining, 'Belle de Jour's Guide to Men' is must-have reading for every woman out there.
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published 2009 by Orion
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Eve Dangerfield
Jan 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I don't have the words to describe how much I adored this book. One of the most original, hilarious guides to dating, screwing and choosing to NOT date or screw I've ever read. I loved intimate adventures but Belle's style really shines here. Her chapter on telling the difference between nice guys and Nice Guys had me in stitches and I'm not someone who laughs aloud at books very often. Stigma against sex workers aside this is the kind of advice that every woman needs. Belle knows dudes inside a ...more
Oxana Udodova
Кратко: всех мужиков нахер. Драматизма в жизни и без них хватает.
Feb 19, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Well I guess the awesomeness of Belle de Jour's adventures couldn't go on forever... Not that this book was bad, per se, it just wasn't quite up to the previously high standards set by the previous three books. Belle deos give some unique (and amusing) adveice about dealing with man-kind, but if you've read one humourous guide to men you've kind of read them all.
Ana Luisa
Adorei ler este livro. Para além do assunto engraçado, o humor da autora cativou-me de uma forma genial. Achei imensa piada à forma como Belle cataloga os homens e até mesmo as mulheres. Ela apresenta até um pequeno teste para descobrir mos qual o tipo de mulher que somos. Na mente dela existem três tipos de mulheres, a bem-comportada, a normal e a cabra assustadora, estas têm tipos diferentes de agir nas diferentes situações que a vida lhes apresenta. Quando o assunto é o tipo de homem…é melhor ...more
Nov 20, 2013 rated it liked it
Pure humour! Exprostitute's view on men and relationships. She's fun, she's honest and she's incredibly witty and sharp. If you hate regular relationship how-to's read this book. (Not much practical information though, except the part where she describes that working as a call girl is not as glamorous as it may seem and it is really hard to get out of the business. Serves a lovely social cause therefore ;))
Mar 03, 2014 rated it liked it
I like Belle De Jour's sense of humour. It was fun to read for that. I didn't really learn anything new, but I did like best was her advice that would be most useful for single women, about getting yourself sorted out, and having your own interests, before finding a man. I agreed with her on that. I also like that she's mostly non-judgemental about different types of women, and she doesn't think badly about those who just want lots of sex.
Apr 04, 2011 rated it really liked it
A fun how-to guide on relationships. As usually, Belle is blunt and has no qualms with being honest.
It was very funny. And actually quite instructive. I think every woman (who doesn't mind an NC17 rating) should read this. Especially if you're amidst relationship woes.
I read this book over two days. It was so easy to read and funny: both poshy and trashy. I liked how she is honest about her work, that it is her point of view only, not perfect truth. So I enjoyed reading what she thought on the subject.
Claire Sayan

I don't know why I continue to read Belles books, I don't like her or her writing.

15 days this took me to read (and I read the fifty shades trilogy in 3 days) it was that painful. This book gave me a reading funk I had trouble getting out of. 15 days of my reading time wasted :-(
BookWurm Tin*
May 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
Got a lot of spicy insights and shocking revelations on this one! =D
My favorite of the other books so far...
I read and watch the series _Belle de Jour unleashes the SB in me! haha! rawr!
_PLain Jane TIN*
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Brooke Magnanti is a forensic scientist and writer, who, until her identity was revealed in November 2009, was known by the pen name Belle de Jour.

While completing her doctoral thesis, in 2003 and 2004, Magnanti worked as a call girl. Her diary, published as the anonymous blog Belle de Jour: Diary of a London Call Girl became popular, as speculation surrounded the identity of Belle de Jour. Magnan
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