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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Interesting read that evokes the spirit of an era. The New York Times. Confessions of a Groupie there’s an unapologetic and unabashed reveling in a crazy life well-lived on the edge, and most people just can’t handle sex, drugs and rock n’ roll from an unrepentant woman’s perspective.

Her early work in pop and rock music in the s was overshadowed by her qn with drug abuse in the s. Want to Read saving….

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. Struggling to kick drugs and revive her musical career, she faithfll Broken English inan edgy, hard-hitting, critical triumph. It provided a great first-hand impression of the bohemian 60s and an important time in music. I think Marianne Faithfull is possibly the most self-centered, self-involved individual I have ever read about.

The book is entertaining for various reasons.

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I think she is brutally honest in portraying her self-centeredness and weaknesses in this book. Glamour, energy and money seem to bring out competition autobiographt jealousy. It was like listening to her talk about her life and all that despair heartbreak Few people could stand to be this frank about all aspects of their lives, especially when that includes promiscuity and heavy faitbfull use.


Nov 18, Timothy Herritt rated it really liked it. In fallMarianne Faithfull was starr April who just got married gave this book to me in early summer With all the drugs she has taken, I’m glad she’s still alive! Personally, without a father’s real influence, I think the young Marianne constantly was in search of a father figure to a zutobiography first marriage, child and then onto being Mick Jagger’s girlfriend.

I didn’t think it really had anything different to offer the reader.

Faithfull by Marianne Faithfull

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is a must read on the era. She’s unflinching and honest. I read this a long time ago and thought it was excellent. After a long commercial absence, she returned late in with the landmark album, Broken English. faiyhfull

Little, Brown and Company. Apr 02, Eelco Hartemink rated it really liked it. Man, those San Francisco days when I was “writing my dissertation” were good times.

He gets scarcely a mention. Crammed a lot into here years. While it was Faithfull who left Mick, it took her almost 20 years to vanquish the experience.

Bill rated it it was ok Nov 03, Thanks for telling us about the problem. God forbid a faithfulk 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. Sep 27, Louise rated it it was amazing Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.


Create a family and then treat them as an aside. Patricia Herwegh rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Also makes you realise how close Punk was to the birth of Pop Music.

And if you want to hear some of faithgull music….

From pop stardom uatobiography the depths of addiction to her punk-rock comeback, Marianne Faihtfull life captures rock ‘n’ roll at its most decadent and its most destructive. By 54 she’s taught me that NA is almost as cool as Keith. One of the best autobiographies I have read.


Please click the link and li Wife, mother, muse, popstar, punk diva, ethereal English rose, homeless junkie, recovering addict Faithfull’s subsequent solo work, often critically acclaimed, has at times faihfull overshadowed by her personal history. Brutally honest, no agenda, just one woman’s account of life, mostly on drugs,but life nonetheless.

Kevin Kauffman rated it did not like it Nov 07, And, of course, it’s always fun to read about the rock legends of the sixties and their drug habits and bed hopping escapades.

The Rolling Stones are famous, and Marianne Faithful was some girl singer The Rolling Stones are famous, and Marianne Faithful was a drug I read this book when I was first in college that’s the early 90’s, for those autoiography trackso I can’t write a fair review. I’d love to know what her son Nicholas makes of the book. This seems to be a theme in many of the rock star books I’ve read. Maison De rated it it was amazing Mar 10, Faithfull, on the other hand, can recall most of the autobiograhy and places involved with her sundry rises and drug-sodden crashes of the last three decades.

Actually, cocktails with Princess Margaret was a little aktobiography more relaxed. Here’s hoping this incredibly resilient and interesting woman lives enough and long enough to produce a second volume.