Elegance: A Novel [Kathleen Tessaro] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Louise C. wants what Jackie O had Unhappy with her looks, her. A frumpy, depressed woman is reborn as an assertive diva in Tessaro’s debut novel, thanks to a year-old style manual she discovers in a. Notable works, Elegance The Perfume Collector. Spouse, Gregg Liberi. Children, 1. Website. Kathleen Tessaro is an American author. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro Goodreads Author. She is married and lives in North London.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. In short, her life hasn’t turned out the way she thought it tessar. Everything changes, however, when Louise discovers Elegancea fashion guide from written by Genevieve Dariaux, a legendary and fictional Coco Chanel—like arbiter of taste.

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I cannot believe they were written by the same person. Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There was one section where our heroine goes away with friends to the country one weekend.


Then you ask yourself quite seriously if you can put up with reading fifty more pages of this I should start off by saying that this isn’t the type of book that I would normally pick up, and perhaps that makes this rating a little unfair. Totally uncalled for, because the result is absolutely delightful! It’s up to you if you want to read this book, but I’m going to donate my copy to the library.

Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro ???? a book review ????

She wears a dress from her closet that she’s never worn and suddenly she’s beautiful and men are looking at her. Louise CanovaMr. Using the books advice she slowly transforms herself from a woman with an unhhappy marriage, trapped in a dull job with nothing to wear into a woman of style and substance. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I have blogged this book before. Everything in her life seems to be off kilter, including her deeply dissatisfying marriage.

A thoroughly enjoyable, delightful read. You’ve seen me a million times, and yet I am still supposed to entertain you! Nov 30, Kwoomac rated it liked it Shelves: May 2nd read: Her debut novel, Elegance, became a bestseller in hardback and paperback.

It’s fine, an easy read woth a good start but nothing more. Tessaro’s more recent novel, The Perfume Collector, verges on literary fiction, but Elegance is much more easy going, the very thing for a rainy day. Like that movie “Pleasantville” where everything’s totally perfect.


Modern booksellers can’t really compete with these eccentric charms. Plus she made her therapist feel really bad for no reason except that she Louise is screwed up and integrally mean.

Audrey Hepburn had it. You’ll find no dogs or cats curled up next to ancient space heathers like familiars nor eletncia intoxicating smell of mold and mildew that could emanate equally from the unevenly stacked volumes or from the owner himself.


It would be fun to wild release a book this trip, and this looks like the only candidate. There were a few things that just katbleen sat well with me in terms of this novel. Within the flippant, nonchalant pink fluff of typical Chick Lit, however, are disguised truly serious subjects: