The candid and heartbreakingly honest memoir of Sylvia Kristel, the cinema icon of the 1970s who played the lead role in the worldwide sensation erotic Emmanuelle films.
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'Far from being seedy, this is an elegantly written book. The prose is simple, evocative and highly readable. I found myself wishing that our home-grown celebrities would write books full of ideas and feelings, not glossy magazine therapy-speak. A few of her highly stylised sentences tell far more about the whys and wherefores of exposure and fame than all the trash clogging the bestseller lists of late.' Belle de Jour, The Times
'This is a poignant, semi-intentionally hilarious autobiography. Her story is gripping.' Sunday Times
'A remarkable memoir. A series of impressionistic snapshots, delivered in austere, melancholic prose, it is quite unlike other show-biz memoirs and its candour is raw. Sylvia is a cult icon, she loosened our inhibitions. But the price was high.' Bridget Hourican The Gloss MagazineAbout the Author:
Sylvia Kristel was born 1952 in the Netherlands. At the age of 17 she started modeling and won the Miss TV Europe in 1973. Her cinema career was launched by the phenomenal worldwide success of ‘Emmanuelle’ in 1974. After starring in a number of 'bonkbuster' films and winning her fight against drugs, alcohol and cancer she quit acting and is now an artist in Amsterdam.
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