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12th July, 2015

by Viv Albertine

As the guitarist with raucous 1970s British punk group The Slits, Viv Albertine was never as commercially successful as some of her peers – but her wayward talent finds true expression in her brilliant memoir, in which Albertine vividly chronicles her past, depicting encounters with Vivienne Westwood, Malcolm McLaren and her long love affair with Mick Jones of The Clash. Filled with wit, panache and written in a unique style,...

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