More Details Of Morrissey's Autobiography Emerge

It's out on October 17th...
Morrissey

Full details of Morrissey's autobiography have emerged before its October 17th release date.

Surrounded in myth, rumour and speculation, Morrissey's life has been examined and dissected by countless authors. It's only fair, then, to let the one time Smiths frontman be allowed the chance to set the record straight.

First announced earlier this year, Morrissey's 'Autobiography' will be released on October 17th through Penguin publishing. Using their Penguin Classics line, the publication was delayed this summer as author and publishing house seemed to disagree over the final content.

For those who care about such matters, 'Autobiography' will contain 480 pages on a 198mm x 129mm format. In the press release sent out for the tome, Penguin state: "Every rumour of this publication, every hint from Morrissey since 2011, has been picked up by the press. No one believes this is about to happen. But it is."

Seemingly, Morrissey began work on his memoirs some time ago, with one passage - focussing on the Moors murderers - already in publication. Back in 2008 the singer explained the reasoning behind the decision to pen his memoirs to Radio 2: "So much crap is written about me, it's hard to live with sometimes... It all gets burned down in history and becomes a part of your legacy."

Well, quite.

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