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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Engwlhard else was different, from character names to the journey to the ending. I didn’t care for the book’s process though. It is a great story, and should not be held against the separate work of art that is the Hollywood film.

That alone set me in the a bad reading frame of mind. Just remember the joke–funnier, makes the same point, and saves time. Oct 16, Alexandra rated it liked it. At this point in the book the “indecent proposal” has been made, but not acted upon, but I’m over it. Just because it’s free doesn’t mean it can be garbage. I can see this book being the selection of a discusion group.

I wish the movie hadn’t deviated from the book’s plotline so much, but I can’t hate it because Robert Redford! Films directed by Adrian Lyne.

About the Author Contemporaries have hailed novelist Jack Engelhard as “the last Hemingway” and of being “a writer without peer and the conscience of us all. In fact, I think I will go up and subtract another star for mechanics. Now Josh believed that money could stop the burning in his gut, the kind of cash Joan deserved, the kind he’d never make at his nine-to-five job.


Retrieved 5 March The mysterious, handsome man was playing a sinister game, and this time Joan’s body and Josh’s soul-or maybe his life-were the prize. DayRay Literary Press- Fiction – pages. It’s one I will be thinking about for awhile.

Indecent Proposal

Indecent proposal Jack Engelhard Snippet view – Yes the suspense of the ‘will she, won’t she’ will obviously be exciting to anyb It is quite difficult to judge a book fairly once you have watched the movie. Star power didn’t hurt”. Reviewers have called it “powerful” and “brilliant. A very moral seeking situation this jaack invites and so goes the fascination for the read.

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. Selected pages Title Page. Ibrahim offers Josh an easy million dollars in exchange for one night with Josh’s very beautiful wife.

I rate engehlard read a five star. Hence, I did like the overall conclusion of the struggle to finding relationship resolve.

This article is about the film. Now Josh believed that money could stop the burning in his gut, the kind of cash Joan deserved, the kind he’d Open Preview See a Problem?

Indecent Proposal by Jack Engelhard

Aug 14, Judy rated it really liked it. In his novel, Engelhard puts his finger on what influences too many of us to do things, which we don’t really believe but only hope for: Quotes from Indecent Proposal. Sotia Joan, este absolut superba. His latest novel “Compulsive” draws us into the mind of a compulsive gambler in a work stunningly brilliant and original, and seductively readable.


I didn’t like or root for one character in this book. Engelhard’s novel contained cultural friction that the screenwriter left out of the movie: And I was shy then, so when she would look at me I would look away, then afterwards when I would look back she would look away.

For starters, there is the fact that both, Joan and Joshua, have been married before, that they have divorced their previous spouses to be with each other. When asked by Ibrahim whether Josh wanted to view it, he at first turns down the showing but then acquiesces.

This indecent proposal could be just the ticket.

Retrieved from ” https: Dar lucrurile devin din ce in ce mai tensionante indeceent 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 engekhard munca.

What would you do for a million dollars? On July 30,Paramount Players announced that a remake of the film is currently in development, with the screenplay being written by Erin Cressida Wilson.