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February 1 2020
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Too much fun: Jane Fonda finds herself trapped in the Excessive Machine, which kills its victims with pleasure, in Roger Vadim’s Barbarella.

Sally and Phil Lister, retired teachers from the Lake District, were thrilled when the debut book by their daughter Kate was picked up by a publisher.

Phil enthusiastically told his friends that it was about Britain’s canals and railways. Her mother, Sally, was braver — and more honest — about their daughter’s first book, A Curious History of Sex.

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