Indecent Proposal [Jack Engelhard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A billionaire offers a man $1 million for one night with his wife. This is. Indecent Proposal is a novel by Jack Engelhard. It was adapted into a film of the same name by director Adrian Lyne. Indecent Proposal is a American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Jack Engelhard, in which a married couple’s relationship is put into.

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The plot is relatively simple, and surprisingly fresh even though the book is so modern and one would think the story has been told a million times before it. Interestingly, many of the reviews of this book directly reference the film, but neglect the fact that the book was originally published inand the reviewers tend ineecent reference the fact that they loved the film and that this book did not live up to their expectations, regardless of proposao fact that it has not been out of print since as far as I am aware and has been indecsnt into close to 25 languages.

Jan 14, Booky rated it it was amazing. Engelhard’s novel goes so much deeper than the movie and throws up many intriguing questions on life and people’s morals and actions, as well as how fate can throw us into situations both good and bad.

The execution is simple, however, and it reads like a train-station-wire-stand indcent novel. It is a great story, and should not be held against the separate work of art that is the Hollywood film. There was an underlying fuckeduppedness lol my English jacl this book that I loved. Joshua mentions the recording of the movie to Joan but claims later that there is no movie and that he just said so. And it was the first to ask “What would you do for a million dollars? You betcha ” “- The New York Times”.


Sep 08, Garrett Zecker rated it liked enhelhard. Gage, perhaps sensing what is coming, recognizes that, even if Diana stayed with him, their relationship would never achieve the intensity she had with David. But this shallow person then became more real as the effects of what she had done began to haunt her.

Therefore I five it a five star. Gage is attracted to Diana and offers them one million dollars to spend a night with her. Indecent proposal Jack Engelhard Snippet view – An ugly unflinching look engelharrd American greed and inequality.

The themes and the application of them drive a surprisingly complex narrative under the surface that can be attributed to the subtle sub plots involving the protagonists involvement in the building of the state of Israel, his downtrodden state of financial affairs, and the well-chosen grinding of the opposite gears of conflict against the standards of reality.

Dar lucrurile devin din ce in ce mai tensionante intre cei doi soti, de la glume subtile in care fiecare strecoara fraza “un milion de dolari”, pana la insomnii si chiar gandul de a-si parasi locul de munca.

Enjoying the Proposwl of Hollywood’s Worst. It’s one I will be thinking about for awhile. Films directed by Adrian Lyne. Si uite ca vine blonda asta si am devenit ca o piftie. But just thinking about it was tearing Josh’s marriage apart, and his instincts told him that there was more to this proposal than money and sex.


Ok, onto the book. This is very real. Its power, control, freedom and compromises; as well as, the old sane: The passions and tensions of the current Middle East conflict are here as the struggle between Biblical brothers continues in this “Isaac vs.

That alone set me in the a bad reading frame of mind. I’ve not seen the movie so I don’t have any previous bias, or knowledge other than: She returns to the pier where David proposed seven years earlier, and he is there. The book is a fast-paced commercial story about a man making the sacrifice of his wife for a proposak fortune in the face of several ethical and moral considerations that are tied to American consumerism, religious and social identity, class structure, and a myriad of other details that eventually drive the protagonist insane.

Indecent Proposal

The wife, Joan, is utterly gorgeous. It is a moral dilemma, a love story and a bit of history dealing inddcent the Arab-Israeli conflict.

At this point in the book the “indecent proposal” has been made, but not acted upon, but I’m over it. It was a good book Lists with This Book. Selected pages Title Page. Das Buch ist leicht anders als der Film, aber ganz genau erinnern kann ich mich nicht mehr.