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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It’s clear she was The big differences being the sixties pretty much wrote the book and that Faithfull pulls no punches. God forbid a female artist portray weakness or drug addi The best thing about this book is seeing Marianne Faithfull as an artist and individual in her own right.

Forever Faithfull My second reading.

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It’s very common with rock stars. In fact, it’s a while since I enjoyed a book as little as this one. Faithfull certainly had an insane and nutty life, but that doesn’t mean and she or her ghostwriter are good writers. Sadly, the book lacks a proper ending but then again what could that be. Yes, I love the fact she was literary, moved by Coleridge, Carroll and others. Talk about someone who knows who she is and can look back on her life with faithfhll brilliant sense of humor! Retrieved from ” https: The most he would say was, ‘Don’t you think you’re doing a bit much of that stuff?


Just finished Faithfull…for the 3rd time!! Here is someone who was there and also remembers being there.

Faithfull: An Autobiography

Trigger warnings for suicide and child neglect she has a son from her first marriage who seems to be cared for by nannies and her mother. She makes foolish mistakes and errors in judgment and excuses herself by sayin After reading this, I have been struggling to come to terms with who this person is and what I’m getting from her autobiography, beyond the voyeuristic kick one gets from looking into someone else’s life, particularly the sometimes rich and famous.

And now my thoughts on Marianne Faithfull. Sep 19, Tyler rated it liked it Shelves: She was left out to be a groupie of sorts and really stymied her own career.

Her legendary affair with Mick Jagger produced one hit single, “Sister Morphine,” and countless headlines. I found her personality to be a little pathetic. I read this a long time ago and thought it was excellent. Full of poignant insights too, such as how being a homeless addict wasn’t infact faithful, nadir of her life.

Sep 10, Sonia rated it liked it Shelves: Mar 06, Rupert rated it liked it.


Sad faithfyll he was taken away and even when she met up with him when he was 17 she offered him a line of coke. And by tripping I don’t mean frolicking. We will never see those days again. Marianne Faithfull is an English singer, songwriter, actress and diarist whose career spans over four decades.


Maybe Broken English has some redeeming qualities, but I’m just not seeing what all the hype was about. Despite some trite prose “”Things were happening so fast and we were changing with them””this holds greater interest than any other recent book about the Stones and their circle. 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 faithfuol of years.

A muse, fashion trendsetter…. 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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Explain that one to me. She’s as forthcoming with her addictions as she is with her pansexual escapades.

They liked me better on heroin. The book is pretty well stitched, faithfu,l a lot of jumping around, although there are a few minor fragmented stories.

It’s not a great book. Oct 13, Katherine Basto rated it really liked it. This seems to be a theme in many of the rock star books I’ve read.

Her encounters with Bob Dylan and others make this an interesting read for music fans.