X-Ray

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Penguin, 1994 - Popular music - 419 pages
12 Reviews
This is the supposed biography of Ray Davies of the Kinks. The biographer is a nameless, faceless writer on his first assignment who has been given the task of capturing the essence of Ray Davies. There is more to this book than meets the eye however. It is part autobiography, part social history and part psychological thriller. The challenge lies in discovering where fiction ends and the truth begins.

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User Review  - Big_Bang_Gorilla - LibraryThing

Being an odd sort of memoir which alternates a reasonably straightforward account of the great songwriter's life and career with a sky-fyish yarn about a similar sort of individual in another life. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gene Ripka - Goodreads

Interesting reading, if a touch gimmicky. All the texture and flavor of his best music, so the gimmick isn't too intrusive. Read full review

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