G-string murder. by Gypsy Rose Lee

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Pagination[vi], 305 p.
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7 Responses to “Archived Review: GYPSY ROSE LEE – The G-String Murder.”» Reviewed by William F. Deeck: GYPSY ROSE LEE - The G-String Murders. Says: May 26th, at pm [ ] Comment: My own review of this book immediately precedes this one; or in other words, right here.

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When one performer is found strangled with a G-string. The G-String Murders is not and never will be placed among the great titles of the murder mystery genre, but it offers a surprisingly open portrait of a theatrical era and performance venue that is long gone, hounded out of existence by the puritanical.

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When one performer is found strangled with a G-string, no one is above suspicion. InGypsy Rose Lee, the most famous burlesque star in the country, published a murder mystery called The G-String Murders. As the title not so subtly suggests, the book’s milieu was one Lee knew well: the bump and grind of burlesque houses.

The book’s “narratrix” was named Gypsy. A mystery set in the underworld of burlesque theater, The G-String Murders was penned in by the legendary queen of the stripteasers the witty and wisecracking Gypsy Rose Lee.

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Gypsy Rose Lee is one of the few people to become famous and respected via striptease – or burlesque as it is known in the US – and was thought of as the intellectual stripper. Even if she was forgotten in her own right (she died in ) she will live on in the musical Gypsy (music by Jule Styne Author: Clothes In Books.

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Narrating a twisted tale of a backstage double murder, Lee provides a fascinating look behind the scenes of burlesque, richly populated by the likes of strippers Lolita LaVerne and Gee Gee Graham, comic Biff /5(7). The G-String Murders may be one of those instances when it is quite fair to judge a book by its cover.

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Buy The G-String Murders by Gypsy Rose Lee (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). of The G-String Murders opened by naming its cast of characters, suggests that “the book almost wants to be a play, or, at the very least, a burlesque show” ().

This is a helpful way to think about the book. It also helps explain why Lady of Burlesque, the movie adaptation directed.

Strippers gotta have a gimmick, but being strangled to death is a pretty short-lived stunt. Ask class-A headliner Gypsy Rose Lee.

The ecdysiast extraordinaire has just found sewer-mouthed Burly Q tart Lolita La Verne in the dressing room with a rhinestone G-string wrapped tight around her. The G-String Murders is one of those books that is eclipsed by the fame of its author, in this case the most famous strip-tease artiste of them all, Gypsy Rose Lee.

For many years it was claimed that the book was ghost-written by successful mystery writer Craig Rice (a pseudonym used by Georgiana Ann Craig). When The G-String Murders () hit the bookstore shelves, Gypsy Rose Lee, then only 28 years old, shined as the brightest start in burlesque.

The book promised not only a titillating look backstage but also an exciting murder mystery. As Sherrill Tippins explains in February House (), "Lee decided to "write a murder mystery set in the world of : Tony Renner. A dazzling and wisecracking murder mystery noir that was the basis of the film Lady of Burlesque, Rich showbusiness vocabulary and stage-door gags make her book almost a social document.

The G-String Murders build up to a hair-raising climax.” – Time magazine. “[Lee’s] novel is a rich and lusty job, brimming over with. The book may have it’s ups and downs as a piece of writing, but the base story line is entertaining to follow, and the characters are really what makes this story stick in my mind.

– Favourite quotes and passages from The G-String Murders. Diamonds in my hair is well and good, but at the moment I was a little hungry. Lady of Burlesque (also known as "The G-String Murders" and in the UK, "Striptease Lady") is a American mystery film, based on the novel.

The Coyote Canyon Ladies Ukulele Club is gearing up for a ukulele competition when their flamboyant star player, Kiki Jacquenette, is found strangled to death with a G-string.

Not only is a first place win in jeopardy, the entire folk music festival is put on the verge of : Written Dreams Publishing. My G-String Mother is a stylish, incisive portrait of two lives: an awkward adolescent who was as much confidante, co-conspirator, and companion as son, and the legendary woman who told police at a raid at the famous Minsky’s burlesque house, ‘I wasn’t naked.

I was completely covered by a blue spotlight.’. The dust jacket of the book stated, “Here is the living portrait of burlesque with assorted deaths thrown in. Here in the G-String Murders is a new brisk literary style, written in her native mascara language by Gypsy Rose Lee–in person.

(Click here for information on the edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature. As all of the four selected titles have filmed adaptations, we will be looking at the movie versions as we go along.

This week, the September selection, Gypsy Rose Lee’s The G-String Murders) Just in time for. The G-String Murders is a wonderfully cynical, madcap comic mystery that provides a peek behind the scenes of a vanished world of burlesque. Gypsy Rose Lee was famous as an “intellectual stripper,” though there has always been speculation.

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