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Life by Keith Richards
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Jul 08, 12

really liked it

There's a name missing on GRs listing and it belongs
to keen journalist James Fox who, as anybody with
a smige of smarts realizes, wrote the book, albeit
coauthor credit. Fox also wrote the nonfiction murder
story, "White Mischief," about sex, lies & drugs among
UK aristos, 1941, in Africa.
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message 1: by Helen (new)

Helen My husband's been reading parts of this to me. I love all the British slang. He sounds so much more intelligent than I ever gave him credit for.


message 2: by Sketchbook (last edited Jul 04, 2012 11:19AM) (new) - rated it 4 stars

Sketchbook Js Fox said he was a difficult person to "interview." It took almost 5 yrs but the advance was a couple of mill. Split, I hope, 50-50.


Boyd James Fox *is* good--in addition to WHITE MISCHIEF, he wrote an interesting book on the Langhorne sisters. I guess when you have as much money as Keith Richards (or his publisher) you can afford a very high-quality co-author.


Andrew Schirmer I have ordered White Mischief, sounds fascinating.


Sketchbook It's v entertaining. The film version is not. Goog sez (today) that the x you think dunit (the murder) in fact did-it, as it turns out.


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