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"‘Eloise’ is a first novel by she of ‘Richard and Judy’ fame, Judy Finnigan.

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"One thing she doesn't address is her plastic surgeries and it's obvious she's had them. What a depraved life the Rolling Stones lead. I had read in another book on Mick Jagger what an insulated from reality life it really is, and she does get into..." Read more of this review »
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