A Version of Reason: The Search for Richey Edwards

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Orion, Dec 3, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 328 pages
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The disappearance of Richey Edwards, troubled guitarist with the Manic Street Preachers, is one of rock and roll's great unresolved mysteries. His Vauxhall Cavalier was found abandoned in a service station car park near the Severn Bridge, a notorious suicide spot, in February 1995, a fortnight after Edwards had last been seen. The location of the car and the tape left in the deck - Nirvana's album In Utero - tended to point to one conclusion. However, it almost seemed too obvious a statement, and in A VERSION OF REASON, Rob Jovanovic unravels the complicated life and final days of Richey Edwards. Piecing together testimony from those close to Edwards Jovanovic seeks to produce an authoritative account of the life and times of Richey Edwards.

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User Review  - Rachel McNab - Goodreads

This book doesn't exactly shed any new light on the enigmatic and ultimately tragic disappearance of failed rhythm guitarist and all-time cultural icon, Richey Edwards, but it's certainly interesting ... Read full review

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User Review  - Guy Mankowski - Goodreads

Such a frustrating read- though it was good enough for me to devour it in about two days. The pursuit of Richey Edwards seems to me a treasure trove from an authors point of view, given the elusive ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Jovanovic has written about music for numerous magazines, including Mojo, Q, Level, Record Collector and Uncut, and many other publications such as The Guinness Rockopedia and The Rare Record Price Guide. He is a full-time writer and is based in Nottingham. Visit his website at www.jovanovic.co.uk.

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