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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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Yes, I love the fact she was literary, moved by Coleridge, Carroll and others.

But you know what? But after leaving rehab and informing her drug-addicted boyfriend that she had to move on, she watched him walk into their bedroom. Personally, without a father’s real influence, I think the young Marianne constantly was in search of a father figure to a young first marriage, child and then onto being Mick Jagger’s girlfriend. She gives a fuzzier view of the life of an addict.

Faithfull by Marianne Faithfull

She maintains autohiography lucidity to keep her contacts in the music industry which eventually result in an album. Jim Morrison, the Last Holy Fool,etc.

It was fun, though. Overall, it’s a wild ride that Marianne has taken and her life seems charmed in a tragic way.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is a must read for anyone interested in the sixties British rock scene, Britain itself, female performers and La Faithfull in particular. Glamour, energy and money seem to bring out competition and jealousy. But he never did anything to stop me. The major part of the book concentrates on the 60s where she was a pop star, married, with child and embroiled with the Stones.

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Thought Patti Smith was raw? There was a problem adding your email address. Marianne Faithfull has lived at least ten different lives, and what’s possibly even more impressive especially considering her near-death experiences and heroin addictionshe’s still alive. She remarks herself how a previous biography was waiting for her to die and we wouldn’t want that.

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Maison De rated it it was amazing Autoniography 10, An Autobiography Front cover of Faithfull: And the depths of her descent into drug use, as with many addicts, is like being on a never ending carousel. As is the norm with memoirs from this era, there are a lot of drugs.

Preview — Faithfull by Marianne Faithfull. Dec 14, chucklesthescot rated it did not like it Shelves: All I got from Bob was ‘What? She left Mick Jagger and lived on the wall, on the street for a year or so. An excellent biography, raw and candid.

For anyone else, the story would end there. And, of course, it’s always fun to read about the rock legends of the sixties and their drug habits and bed hopping escapades. So I thought I would listen to her music and find the brilliance of her art and truly appreciate her.


Not hearing him anymore, she went over to the window and saw his body 36 floors below. Trigger warnings for suicide and child neglect How I love stories of wealthy, musically talented, self-destructive teenagers!!


The most he would say was, ‘Don’t you think you’re doing a bit much of that stuff? I realized that this must be the sort of thing that American chicks did. 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.

By 54 she’s taught me that NA is almost as cool as Keith. Return to Book Page. There are two scenes with Bob Dylan that are worthy of wider note in the canons of the era. That is such a dismissive view of an interesting and important artist. Not long after she attempted suicide inher affair with Jagger ended, and she quickly plunged autobiograpyy a life literally on the streets of London, in search of her next heroin fix.

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