Alex is The Romance Fox said: Just finished Faithfull for the 3rd time! to come to terms with who this person is and what I’m getting from her autobiography. Faithfull has ratings and 18 reviews. The FountainPenDiva, Old school geek chick and lover of teddy bears said: The unmanagable woman has been seen. Buy Faithfull: An Autobiography by Marianne Faithfull (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible.
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I autobiofraphy a lot more given she had David Dalton as a co-writer. You feel like Marianne is actually telling you the story while hanging out in the living room, relaxed and casual.
That initial image of her as the delicate sylph from “As Tears Go By” was an image she hated and tried to get away from. I don’t know what she’ll teach me by read three. There’s a lot of name dropping and assumptions which I found hard to relate to, but I just glossed over those references since I really wanted to know about Marianne more than anything. I loved reading her journey into the psychedelic world and the sense of magic and power that welled up inside and around her.
Few people could stand to be this frank about all aspects of their lives, especially when that includes promiscuity and heavy drug use. He’s no longer the Byronic lad I once knew.
Faithfull: An Autobiography by Marianne Faithfull
Retrieved 16 April But then again, Marianne had a strong bi-sexual side personally I think she enjoyed women more and autobiovraphy up sleeping with Anita herself.
Please click the link and li Wife, mother, muse, popstar, punk diva, ethereal English rose, homeless junkie, recovering addict She notes the hierarchy of street life: Jim Morrison, the Last Holy Fool,etc. Refresh and try again.
Oh here we go again, round and round, same scenery, same excuses, same tragic cycle. She was very gracious, but of course it wasn’t an appropriate time for autographs.
Faithfull: An Autobiography
Obscurity, shooting heroin into her veins, drinking, squatting, losing her child, going days without food so she could get drugs, living in the streets was her life for the next couple of years. Not long after she attempted suicide inher affair with Jagger ended, and she quickly plunged into a life literally on the streets of London, in search of her next heroin fix.
Even though she denies it there is a certain amount of regret and sorrow in her words. An Autobiography First Paperback Edition “. An Autobiography e-book “.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Front cover of Faithfull: Actually, cocktails atobiography Princess Margaret was a little bit more relaxed. So far I have learned that Marianne loved Mick and Keith but not Brian or John, even though she married John, and she liked Bob and slept with him but then his fiancee came home so she took some acid and smoked some hash and had sex with some other people.
Like an undercover cop. With the aid of rock biographer Dalton Mr. And by tripping I don’t mean frolicking.
Keith Richards tells us in his autobiography, Life, that Marianne was the inspiration behind many of the Rolling Stones songs and even helped Mick writing a lot of the lyrics……and to date she has never received any mention or given any credit for being the early Rolling Stones muse. Mar 08, Roderick Mcgillis rated it liked it. I criticized the groupie memoir I’m With the Band by Autobiograpny des Barres for its complete acceptance and forgiveness of the garbage men in her life.
It is the evening of the day. Bess rated it really liked it Dec 31, This page was last edited on 27 Augustat David Browne in Entertainment Weekly gave the book A rating faitjfull wrote: View all 7 comments. Return to Book Page. This book is perceptive, literary and far beyond my expectations. Mar 21, Debbie rated it it was amazing. Later, she regrets not doing the same with Jimi Hendrix. Great bit of history An interesting read, but definitely a downer in places about the extreme drug abuse and making the same mistakes over and over again.
I found it kind of sad how much of the time was spent where Marianne defines herself in terms of her relationships to other people.
I found her personality to be a little pathetic. Unfortunately for Mick, I’d only recently read Germaine Greer’s Female Eunuchfrom which I had discovered that the whole point was the orgasm.
I mean, all they ever did was play in a band.
At the end of the sixties, she was only Trigger warnings for suicide and child neglect How I love stories of wealthy, musically talented, self-destructive teenagers!! Marianne Faithfull and David Dalton.
Interesting read that evokes the spirit of an era. To auhobiography other readers questions about Faithfullplease sign up. During the first two-thirds of that decade, and with little notice, only two studio albums were produced.