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Publisher: Ebury Digital (September 10, 2015)
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Canny, infuriating, cynical and beneficiant by means of turns, Felix Dennis used to be a real one-off. while he died in 2014 he was once a magnate. but he spent his final months writing poetry and planting the millionth tree in his personal woodland in Warwickshire. Journalist Fergus Byrne bought to understand him good during this time and used to be granted unique entry to Dennis's data and papers. He chanced on every thing were saved and, in addition to hours of interviews with girlfriends, relations, employees and neighbors internationally, he has now written the one authorized biography of a guy who defined himself as fortunate to have led numerous lives.His early rebellious days began with chucking up the sponge of grammar tuition, taking part in in a rock 'n' roll band, and being imprisoned (with Richard Neville and Jim Anderson) for fees of obscenity in relation to a priapic Rupert undergo within the 'schoolkids' factor of the journal ounces. The release of Kung-Fu journal, created while Dennis noticed a queue at a Leicester sq. cinema for a Bruce Lee movie, replaced his fortunes. An industrious and self-destructive period then undefined. He moved to the USA, additional the magazines MacUser and Maxim to his portfolio, but additionally came upon crack, hookers and S & M. whilst his way of life led him to sanatorium, he gave up the medication in a single day and took to writing poetry. He got a mansion in Warwickshire, got a far enjoyed domestic in Mustique from rock famous person David Bowie, gave generously to charities, planted the biggest broadleaf woodland in Britain, and released a number of volumes of verse promoted by means of rather well got readings national. this can be a highly readable account of 1 of the main impressive characters of our time.