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Estelle: The Empty Glass by J.I. Baker

The Empty Glass by J.I. Baker Publication Date: July 19, 2012 Publisher: Blue Rider Press; Part of Penguin. Pages: 336 Target audience: Adult fiction Keywords: Marilyn Monroe, mystery, family, danger, cover-ups Format read: Borrowed from library. Summary: Deputy coroner, Ben Fitzgerald, is brought in the night that Marilyn Monroe is discovered to have overdosed. Early […]

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November 15, 2012 - 10:24 pm

elena - OOH this is very intriguing! I always love reading theories about film stars. I remember watching a made for TV film (I think?) about Marilyn and there was a threesome and everything. Did not know that. Anyway, this sounds excellent! 😀

November 15, 2012 - 4:03 pm

VeganYANerds - This sounds like a very intriguing read, your review alone has me wanting to know more, Estelle! I haven’t read much about Marilyn, other than mass media type stuff and what we learnt at school but the thought that something dodgy happened and was covered up is really sad.

November 14, 2012 - 11:07 am

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - Oh WOW. This sounds massively intriguing! I don’t know much about Marilyn’s death, but I would certainly not mind finding out more through reading this novel. It sounds like it would be a very interesting tale indeed.