Paul’s biography “Many Years from Now” released

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Barry Miles, in Club Sandwich N°83, Autumn 1997:

The book essentially winds up when the Beatles break, in 1970, so this is not a full-length biography, it’s only about a very short period. There is a lot about Liverpool but it tends to be in the context of songs which arose from the Liverpool experience. If I had been writing a proper literary biography then I would have gone into Liverpool much more because, of course, childhood is very important in peoples’ lives. In fact, this is not really a biography at all, in the full sense of the word, because it’s about a part of someone’s life, not the whole. So I prefer to call it a portrait, or a portrait of a period.

Barry Miles

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