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View all 15 comments. Tijdens de Amerikaanse lancering kreeg de film veel aandacht van de media en werd afgekraakt door critici. Now that I’ve finished the book, I’m wondering, though, if the people who are calling this book “trash” read the same book as me.

I was highly entertained by the book and the easy trashiness was somehow comforting, as it always is. It’s an irritating habit of m Well. Jackie Susann Picks Up the Marbles. Kristen Stewart channeling Jackie on the cover of W in ? Love is companionship, having friends colls common, the same interests.

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All men cheat; women never do. It was a fast entertaining read, but I don’t feel that I’d be shouting from the rooftop about it or encouraging friends to read this.

Pages to import images to Wikidata. When The Love Machine was published init too became an immediate 1 bestseller and held that position for five months. Which is it, you wonder: Ahh, t The dude who checks books out vallley me at my library gave an arched eyebrow and a curled lip at me when Vzlley checked this masterpiece out.


I enjoyed this one, but it is not for everyone. We’ve colls equality for you ungrateful bitches – now shut up and be grateful. Hmm, I thought, this damn book really is the Encyclopedia of Show Biz Cliches, and the Bible of Looksism if you ain’t got looks, you ism worth bothering about.

Jul 06, Taylor rated it really liked it Shelves: WHat even is the point. Lyon Burke Jean Simmons Show 25 25 50 All.

Her first marriage to the doting Mel fails because of her vanity and infidelity. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer inshe set herself a goal: The reasons for putting valle such a project are rather mysterious, and to say it didn’t age well would be finding excuses for this universally shabby and lazy movie, which can’t be saved by several fine performances.

Valley of the Dolls

The melodrama was real. I can’t really be sure.

Essentially, this is the glamorous and excessive cousin of Peyton Place Telegraph Culture Books Authors.

If I ever taught a writing class, this book would be on the reading list. This book is BAD!

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Susann takes issues like feminism, and to an extent, even addiction, and makes a mockery of them. Valley of the Dolls 27 Nov 14, These marketing lines are, at best, exaggerations. And men are cruel. The story could easily have fallen into melodrama but Susann is careful to make the reader feel jacaueline much like they are looking in, you cant sympathise with Anne, Jennifer or Neely, you can only examine them and feel sorry for them – they are all naive dplls deeply flawed.


Valley of the Dolls: from reject to 30-million best-seller

It is supposed to be an honest commentary about the usage of “dolls” – stimulants like barbiturates and amphetamines by women in the show business.

I just hope that life won’t treat us as badly as it has these women. Her friendship with Allen lacks the magnetism of her’s with Lyon, but Allen behaves as a gentleman and reveals a secret to Anne straight jacqqueline of a storybook. Imagine you are lying in a silk-sheeted waterbed next to a vast swimming pool, smoking a ridiculously long cigarette, wearing an Italian bikini and extremely large, expensive hat, and you’ve just If you haven’t read this book, I suggest you quit dicking around on the internet and do absolutely whatever it takes to snag yourself a copy this instant.