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An improbable story with convenient deaths to sort the plot out fitted around very detailed steamy encounters of all kinds! She has no shame and no scruples when it comes to achieving her goals.

I took it to the hairdresser yesterday, and I had to put it down, I was blushing amhition much. Burchill remarks she is finding it hard to accept journalistic commissions now that she has a book about hypocrisy coming out. Read this book as a hard-hitting, well written, at times funny but also shocking portrayal of the lack of morals during burchlil Yuppie era, and you have a fascinating experience on your hands.

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I was totally taking the piss. At the time, she said she was giving up journalism altogether. She is a self-declared “militant feminist”. Mar 07, Joanne rated it it was amazing. I want to have 10 years where I keep my own counsel, perhaps. She is also cheerful about other career setbacks, most notably her low point in the mid s “when Burchilo was sacked by Punch”.


Not sure what I thought of this! She also recently appeared as a character witness at the tax-evasion trial of a friend of hers, being introduced to the jury as Mrs Raven she married Daniel Raven inand an upstanding Christian and pillar of the community. I did not expect the ending. She wouldn’t mind being a TV critic, though. Burchill has, however, enjoyed some recent success in television – notably Channel 4’s adaptation of her teenage lesbian novel Sugar Rush.

Ambition by Julie Burchill

Published July 1st by Corgi first published January 1st Mar 14, Isaw rated it really liked birchill. It’s graphic and is a lot more hardcore than the stories of 50 Shades and that of it’s ilk. Open Preview See a Problem? This is the story of Susan Street’s fight for the top job, and an examination of modern female aspirations.

Bart Cop rated it it was ok Jan 06, I found it hard to get into the story as it did not seem to flow. Her Christian faith, strong for four years, also has a certain childlike quality. I love the Sun and I watch all those programmes they review anyway. It was then that I realised I had lost my mojo.

Ambition by Julie Burchill. Still v.rude and raunchy with a power to shock 24 years on.

Her hobbies bjrchill spite, luncheon, philanthropy, writing short stories and learning Modern Hebrew. He can’t see that he is a ridiculous person. But, although Burchill is living in a state of “semi-retirement” in Brighton, having said most of what she wants to say, and getting sick of “repeating myself day in day out”, she has not exactly stopped airing her opinions.


All seemed to be going ahead – until he changed his mind. Having said that, she did make me smile on quite a few occasions: Earlier this year she was being lined up as a potential replacement for the Sun’s Ally Ross who had hinted that he wanted to quit. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

While there is a lot of quite shocking sex in this book there is a distinct lack of intimacy and romance. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Articles with topics of unclear notability from December All articles with topics of unclear notability Ambtion articles with topics of unclear notability All stub articles.

I received my copy from the publisher through Nudge and rated it 3. Latest Blog Posts Industry Insight: Order by newest oldest recommendations. People know I am going to do it anyway. And now, after catching up with a re-issue way hey! J ulie Burchill famously left her column at the Times to do a theology degree.