Now in paperback, the New York Times bestselling exposé of the real John Lennon The time has come when I feel ready to tell the truth about John and me, our years together and the years since his death. There is so much that I have never said, so many incidents I have never spoken of and so many... show more
Now in paperback, the New York Times bestselling exposé of the real John Lennon The time has come when I feel ready to tell the truth about John and me, our years together and the years since his death. There is so much that I have never said, so many incidents I have never spoken of and so many feelings I have never expressed: great love on one hand; pain, torment, and humiliation on the other. Only I know what really happened between us, why we stayed together, why we parted, and the price I have paid for being John’s wife. —From the Introduction
Publish date: August 1st 2006
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Biography Memoir
, Rock N Roll
more notes than a formal review:I guess read-order will always influence our reviews. if I were stuck on a desert island or if had first come across this memoir about Lennon without having first read the riveting Norman biography, I probably would be inclined more favorably. as it is, Cynthia Lennon...
Let’s get the sad, disgusting part out of the way first. John Lennon was, like so many who went before him and those who will surely follow, simply a hypocrite. The 20th century’s secular deity whose mantra was “All you need is Love” abandoned his own son, Julian - his six year old son. Scoot down ...
This review is available on my site athttp://booksthatrockus.blogspot.com/2011/05/john-by-cynthia-lennon-review.htmlNot long before John Lennon's death, his first wife Cynthia published a memoir of their marriage called A Twist of Lennon, now out of print. The title provides more than one play on wo...
Dear John,You were kind of a jerk to me when we were kids first going out. I mean, you really scared the shit out of me. I understand all the problems you had growing up in a broken family and all. It was definitely hard on you. So I stuck it out and stayed with you, even when the Beatles were formi...
Tricky one this, yes there were some interesting little anecdotes, but at the end of it I don't feel as though I know a lot more about John Lennon. Things seemed quite vague in places (as John travelled a lot without her - so what he was doing at those times seems to have been glossed over), she st...
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