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In line with Stephen Clarke's personal reviews and with names replaced to "avoid embarrassment, attainable felony motion, and to avoid the author's legs being damaged by means of anyone in a Yves Saint Laurent suit," A yr within the Merde provides excellent leisure for Francophiles and Francophobes alike.

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