And then, while the pretty brunette girl finished singing her verse, he buzzed me through like I was someone who mattered.The Devil wears Prada, Lauren Weisberger
About : The Devil wears Prada
A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses.
Andrea Sachs, a small-town girl fresh out of college, lands the job “a million girls would die for.” Hired as the assistant to Miranda Priestly, the high-profile, fabulously successful editor of “Runway “magazine, Andrea finds herself in an office that shouts “Prada! Armani! Versace!” at every turn, a world populated by impossibly thin, heart-wrenchingly stylish women and beautiful men clad in fine-ribbed turtlenecks and tight leather pants that show off their lifelong dedication to the gym. With breathtaking ease, Miranda can turn each and every one of these hip sophisticates into a scared, whimpering child.
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA gives a rich and hilarious new meaning to complaints about “The Boss from Hell.” Narrated in Andrea’s smart, refreshingly disarming voice, it traces a deep, dark, devilish view of life at the top only hinted at in gossip columns and over Cosmopolitans at the trendiest cocktail parties. From sending the latest, not-yet-in-stores Harry Potter to Miranda’s children in Paris by private jet, to locating an unnamed antique store where Miranda had at some point admired a vintage dresser, to serving lattes to Miranda at precisely the piping hot temperature she prefers, Andrea is sorely tested each and every day—and often late into the night with orders barked over the phone. She puts up with it all by keeping her eyes on the prize: a recommendation from Miranda that will get Andrea a top job at any magazine of her choosing. As things escalate from the merely unacceptable to the downright outrageous, however, Andrea begins to realize that the job a million girls would die for may just kill her. And even if she survives, she has to decide whether or not the job is worth the price of her soul.
The Devil wears Prada : Review
An aspiring college student gets a job at a well-known fashion magazine ‘Runway’. That too as a personal assistant of Miranda Priestly. The most powerful women in the fashion world, more famous for her cruelty as a boss. What can be more awesome and at the same time much worse? If you don’t know yourself if you wanna continue with the job, where you are considered to be the most important person in the office because you are the boss’s assistant, get to wear all fashionable clothes, get to keep all the gifts that Miranda rejects. Then also, where you have been working like a horse, day and night, night and day! To run for the breakfast and the lunch that should not get too cold, otherwise it will end up in the dustbin. The job that keeps you awake late at night, you get anti-social with your friends and family. And, you have to also keep up with all the personal works of Miranda. You know, Runway magazine could take off your career to the highest level. But, at the same time, you hate the job to the core. What would you do?
This is the confusion of Andy, who keeps on falling apart from her best friend, Lily, and her boyfriend, Alex. The struggle of each other’s life makes the situation more miserable for Andy.
Emily, the senior assistant, is a good friend to Andy. She helps her and handles her mistakes from Miranda. Andy has a makeover because her clothes weren’t compatible with the Runway magazine. But, she doesn’t know the worse is yet to come.
I found the movie to be more entertaining than the book. The book was actually a slow start. Not a boring though. But, it felt like let’s run with the story. Too many introductions of all characters till the first 100 page of the book. My favourite is Miranda. At least, she has got some thrill in her life. Whereas, Andy was also very a positive struggling student. But, in this case, I really wanna be like Miranda who makes everyone’s nerves run so fast.
The famous writer in the story named Christian who meets Andy at the party was actually useless. I wish the author has made some spicy story with the Christian too. Like, Andy gets some great opportunity and plans to leave Miranda’s job and she finds out. I actually missed the twists and turns from the book. Or, Emily also tries to take Andy down. Something like this. But, nothing. The story is very straightforward and that is why I found a movie of this book to be better because there isn’t any detail that a movie could have missed. A movie has also made a slow book more entertaining. Even, Author could have also shown the dark side of Andy and she strikes back at Miranda.But, still nothing. All the thrill was given to Lily, that created more mental tension for Andy. I wanted to see Andy to be more stringent and quick-witted as Miranda. Like, someone to take a stand by herself, alone. And, nobody supports here. This could have also made the book more interesting. It’s not like I wanted to have this book written by my own perspective. Obviously, it’s the choice of Author. I just think these points could have made the book even more better.
Book rating : 3/5