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The circumstances of her death fromDuring her last years

Michel Schneider must be a respected author and I did find some of his ideas on psychoanalysis interesting. In the years and decades following her death, Monroe has often been cited as a pop and cultural icon as well as an eminent American sex symbol. Limited by typecasting, Monroe studied at the Actors Studio to broaden her range, and her dramatic performance in Bus Stop was hailed by critics, and she received a Golden Globe nomination. This is the story of the world's most famous and elusive actress, and the world she inhabited, surrounded by such figures as Arthur Miller, Truman Capote and John Huston. Her early film appearances were minor, but her performances in The Asphalt Jungle and All About Eve both were well received.

In this highly acclaimed novel, Marilyn's last years - and her last sessions on Dr Greenson's couch - are brilliantly recreated. He was her analyst, her friend and her confessor. The final years of Monroe's life were marked by illness, personal problems, and a reputation for being unreliable and difficult to work with.

During her last years Marilyn had come to rely on Greenson more and more. The circumstances of her death, from an overdose of barbiturates, have been the subject of conjecture. Another irritant was Schneider's habit of copying lengthy passages of text from other sources. Ultimately this is just another reductive portrait of Monroe, and a disappointing read.

She met with him almost every day. Unfortunately, he is not successful in creating a compelling story. In my opinion, they make a poor basis for a novel or biography.