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Hellraising in the Stuart era

Advantages: Interesting read about a colourful character
Disadvantages: Tends to overestimate his importance and play up his (few) good points

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, was the ultimate ‘live fast, die young’ icon of the Stuart age, the seventeenth-century embodiment of ‘Hope I die before I get old’. Restoration dandy, satirist and pornographic poet, he died a lingering death in 1680 ...

JOHNV 18.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Blazing Star: The Life and Times of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester - Alexander Laiman

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Booze, Birds, Bastards....It's Got Em All

Advantages: An Amazing Insight Into a Contraversial Band
Disadvantages: Mick Could Have Been More Exciting!

...I was recently in Melbourne walking about the place, as you do and I walked past a bookstore. A man was stood outside with a Microphone, talking about all the books the shop sold. I wasn't interested until I heard the words "Motley Crue" and "Autobiograph ...

AnarchyInTheUk 05.06.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Dirt - Motley Crue - Mick Mars

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The deaths, the drugs, the dirt

Advantages: Lots of photos, full documentation of the bands history.
Disadvantages: None

The dirt, Motley Crues Autobiography. This is perhaps one of the best books I have read all year. The book details the lives of each of the members of Motley crue, and their climb to fame in the 80's as the worlds most out of control rock band. The book ...

peanutccn 05.09.2001 · Read full review
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The Dirt

Advantages: well designed and written
Disadvantages: none

Before reading this book I read Nikki Sixx - Heroin Diaries (got it cheap and thought I'd give it a go). Although I like Motley Crue, I wouldn't say I'm a huge fan, but I enjoyed Nikki's book so when I saw 'The Dirt' I thought I'd give it a go. 'The Dirt' ...

Huomenna 29.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Dirt - Motley Crue - Mick Mars

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Too fast for love

Advantages: absolutly amazing book
Disadvantages: none i can remember

...As far as rock and roll autobiograpies go this is one of the most in depth looks into the life of debauchery you will read. The book follows the lives of Mick, Vince, Nikki and Tommy throught their crazy drug fuelled days. Each Chapter is split up into ...

hollywood19872002 22.07.2007 · Read full review
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