Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis
Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis

Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis

Regular price £10.00
/
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

Only 1 items in stock!

Inspired by his own eccentric aunt, Patrick Dennis's Auntie Mame is a madcap comedy, published with an afterword by Matteo Codignola in Penguin Modern Classics.


When shy young heir Patrick is orphaned at the tender age of ten, the only family he has is his wealthy and eccentric aunt, a fabulous New York socialite named Mame. While prone to dramatic costumes, flights of fancy and expensive whims - not least her lives as a muse and a Southern belle - Auntie Mame will raise Patrick the only way she knows how: with madcap humour, mishaps, unforgettable friends and lots and lots of love. Turned into a play, a musical, and adapted into a 1974 film directed by Gene Saks and starring Lucille Ball, Auntie Mame is the most magnificent and hilarious work of love, style, wit and the life of a very modern Aunt. 

Patrick Dennis (1921-76) was one of the most widely read American authors of the 1950s and '60s. Among his sixteen novels, the majority of which were bestsellers, are Little MeAround the World with Auntie MameTonyHow Firm a Foundation and Genius. A celebrity in bohemian New York culture, he led a double life as a bisexual man and a conventional husband and father, until becoming an exemplary butler to the elite in West Palm Beach and Chicago in the 1970s. In his own words, he attributed this change to being 'out of fashion' - and, 'I've said everything that I had to say. Twice.'

We aim to dispatch all orders within 1-2 working days of the order being placed and payment received.

Standard delivery time is between 2-7 working days.

Large & Fragile Items

Furniture, large and fragile items such as mirrors weighing over 15kg will all require a delivery quote on request. Delivery times will vary for items such as these. For a quote please email us at getintouch@lolaplooza.co.uk

Please note that at Check Out shipping will be free of charge but after purchase, you will receive a PayPal invoice for the shipping cost. For more information check out our Shipping Policy

Express Delivery

If you would like to get an item delivered faster than our standard delivery time, please email getintouch@lolapalooza.co.uk and we can discuss the options available.

International Shipping

We do ship worldwide, however, all parcels must be quoted for individually in order for us to get the best shipping prices for you. Once your order has been placed, it will be on hold until we get in touch with you providing shipping quotes so that you can choose your preferred method. A PayPal invoice will be sent to you separate to your order for you to make the payment. We will then ship your item(s) out once all the funds have cleared and provide you with your tracking number via email.

Is this item out of stock? We're sorry we don't have it right now. If it's a vintage item, Lola always has new stock coming in and we can let you know if something similar has been found. If it's a new product and we don't have your size, this may be because as a small company we have limited stock but we will always try to get our hands on it for you.

So pop us a message in our ask me anything section if you're interested!