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Marianne Faithfull: As Years Go By

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As Years Go By is a richly detailed portrait of a woman who has lived an incredible life, one that far transcends her best-known role as courtesan to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones.

From aristocratic lineage to convent school, stardom to attempted suicide, junkie to punk, folk singer to torch chanteuse, Marianne has seen her life flash by in banner headlines.

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Paperback, 344 pages
Published September 1st 2013 by Omnibus Press (first published October 14th 1991)
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Susan
Mar 18, 2014 Susan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Marianne Faithfull has been represented (or rather misrepresented) for many years – her life story a scenario of rumour, scandal and gossip. The stunningly beautiful young singer, the lover of rock stars, the junkie, the actress and the mother. She has fulfilled many roles, and lived many lives, but in this account the author attempts to look past the media glare and discover the truth about the life of Marianne Faithfull.

This book looks in detail at her childhood and her parents. When Marianne
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Ginni
This was much better written than I had originally imagined. I've always felt an affinity to Marianne because of the convent school education! And the fact that she was brought up in Reading just before I lived there. I really enjoyed the first two thirds of the book, but the last part was mainly a discography and description of film and theatre parts. I suppose this is inevitable when someone's early career is so sensational. She certainly suffered at the hands of the media. Interesting read ...more
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Dec 31, 2015 Alan Scott rated it really liked it
Enjoyable read about a misunderstood artist who survived the 60s and all that the media and society could throw at her. While much of her misfortune was brought upon herself she is a living legend.
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