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Freddie Mercury : The biography - Laura Jackson

Freddie Mercury

The biography

Paperback Published: 10th January 2012
ISBN: 9780749956080
Number Of Pages: 288
For Ages: 18+ years old

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'An outstanding biography. . .a fitting testament to the creative genius' -- Daily Mail

'Touches all manner of intriguing rock 'n' roll debauchery. . .fascinating reading' -- Time Out

This fascinating biography of Freddie Mercury has received outstanding acclaim from Queen and rock fans worldwide -- now revised and updated to coincide with the release of the film about his life, Bohemian Rhapsody.

Born Farrokh Bulsara on the island of Zanzibar, Freddie Mercury rose to worldwide stardom as the lead singer of Britain's biggest music act of all time. In this bestselling biography, Laura Jackson reveals the reality behind Queen's flamboyant frontman and lead singer, as she looks behind his unique brand of showmanship to discover who Freddie Mercury really was.

Featuring exclusive interviews with some of those closest to Freddie right up until his tragic death, original Queen members and many others -- including new and intimate stories from Tim Rice, Richard Branson, Cliff Richard, Bruce Dickinson, Mike Moran, Wayne Eagling, Zandra Rhodes and Susannah York -- this is the definitive biography of one of rock's greatest legends.

Industry Reviews

An outstanding biography . . . A fitting testament to the creative genius - DAILY MAIL

The definitive book of one of rock's greatest legends . . . A great read - Time Out

For the first time, the full amazing story of the most outrageous rock star ever - THE PEOPLE

Acknowledgementsp. ix
A Star is Bornp. l
Mercury Risingp. 10
What's In a Name?p. 34
Blind Faithp. 51
Smoke and Mirrorsp. 63
One of a Kindp. 77
Excess of Egop. 106
Alley Creeperp. 131
Shifting Sandsp. 143
Cutting Up Roughp. 157
Wembley Wizardp. 176
Death Knellp. 194
Seeking Sanctuaryp. 219
Silent Sorrowp. 232
The Legend Lives Onp. 246
Indexp. 264
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ISBN: 9780749956080
ISBN-10: 0749956089
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 10th January 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1

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