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Beach Babylon by Imogen Edwards-Jones
Book DescriptionHow does it feel to live and work in the world's most beautiful and luxurious tropical island resort, surrounded by white sandy beaches and aquamarine seas? How does it feel to be in the lap of luxury when you're thousands of miles from anywhere else? And when the guests are some of the richest and most demanding people in the world, where do you find the energy every day to smile, smile and smile again?"Beach Babylon" takes you behind the scenes at a five-star tropical island resort. Do all the stories which take place behind the closed doors of the exclusive spa have happy endings? What do the world's richest people expect from room service during their fortnight in paradise? What does the windsurfing instructor do to keep sane after hours? In the bestselling tradition of her previous Babylon books, Imogen Edwards-Jones investigates the rivalries and alliances between the staff at a resort where pandering to the guests' most extravagant whims is de rigueur. With a cast of millionaires, celebrities, hangers-on and prostitutes, "Beach Babylon" takes you to a world where extreme luxury is the norm and where excess somehow isn't always enough.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780552154635
(198mm x 127mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Corgi Books
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Imogen Edwards-Jones
Restaurant Babylon, Paperback (April 2014)
What makes a restaurant hot? Whose name do you need to drop to get a table? Why is one place booked solid for the next nine months while somewhere equally delicious is as empty and inhospitable as the Gobi desert? This book deals with the tricks of the food trade and what really makes this GBP90 billion a year industry tick.
Hospital Babylon, Paperback (July 2012)
An expose of the extraordinary world of modern medicine. It takes the reader on a journey through the various departments and wards where babies are made, thighs are reduced, noses straightened and spare kidneys are flown in from the Indian subcontinent. It lets us meet doctors who sleep with nurses and doctors who sleep with patients.
Wedding Babylon, Paperback (May 2010)
Following a week in the life of a busy wedding planner, and based on true but anonymous stories, this title takes you to the heart of an industry where emotions run high, money flows like champagne and GBP3,000 cakes are made of polystyrene.
Pop Babylon, Paperback (June 2009)» View all books by Imogen Edwards-Jones
How do you make it as a pop star? Why does one boy band make it big and another disappear off the pages of the magazines altogether? Why do girls cost more than boys? Featuring scandals, this book takes you to the heart of one of the most wicked and secretive industries, a world where money talks, bullshit walks and drugs are a way of life.
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Author Biography - Imogen Edwards-Jones
Imogen Edwards-Jones is the co-author of the Sunday Times non-fiction bestsellers Hotel Babylon, Air Babylon and Fashion Babylon as well as author of the novels My Canape Hell, Shagpile, The Wendy House and Tuscany for Beginners. She lives in west London. Anonymous is the manager of an exclusive five-star island resort.
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