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Prodigious drinking from grand hotel to louche club and casino seeing all aspects of Bacon's 'gilded gutter life' and meeting everybody around him from Lucian Freud and Sonia Orwell to East End thugs; from predatory homosexuals to Andy Warhol and the Duke of Devonshire He also freuently discussed painting with Bacon in his studio where only the artist's closest friends were ever admitted The Soho photographer John Deakin who introduced the young student to the famous artist called Peppiatt 'Bacon's Boswell' Despite the chaos Bacon created around h. Adrian Scarborough reads Michael Peppiatt s intimate and indiscreet account of his thirty year friendship with the

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Francis Bacon in Your Blood

It is a story I have been wanting to write for a long time telling it as it really was before that whole world that I shared with Francis vanishes Michael Peppiatt met Francis Bacon in June 1963 in Soho's French House to reuest an interview for a student magazine he was editing Bacon invited him to lunch and over oysters and Chablis they began a friendship and a no holds barred conversation that would continue until Bacon's death thirty years later Fascinated by the artist's brilliance and charisma Peppiatt accompanied him on his nightly round of. Almost gave up on this one early because I wasn t sure I liked the tone but I m glad I stuck with it The I read the

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Im Peppiatt managed to record scores of their conversations ranging over every aspect of life and art love and death the revelatory and hilarious as well as the poignantly tragic Gradually Bacon became a kind of father figure for Peppiatt and the two men's lives grew closely intertwined In this intimate and deliberately indiscreet account Bacon is shown close up grand and petty tender and treacherous by turn and often uite unlike the myth that has grown up around him This is a speaking portrait a living likeness of the defining artist of our times. If you picked up Michael Peppiatt s book looking for a biography of Bacon you re going to be disappointed Yes there


10 thoughts on “Francis Bacon in Your Blood

  1. says:

    Almost gave up on this one early because I wasn't sure I liked the tone but I'm glad I stuck with it The I read the better it got; the longer I

  2. says:

    It's sort of inspiring to read about the way Francis Bacon would spend money endless rounds of drinks for himself and all his friends and plen

  3. says:

    Michael Peppiatt's memoir of life with the great painter Francis Bacon is rich in alcohol and every expensive meal they ate If Peppiatt added recipes to this book it would have been one of the great cookbooks of all time On the other hand we have lives here that spent the greatest of all possible times Depression is around the corner but wh

  4. says:

    Adrian Scarborough reads Michael Peppiatt's intimate and indiscreet account of his thirty year friendship with the defining artist of our timeMichael Peppiatt met Francis Bacon in June 1963 in Soho's French House to reuest an interview for a s

  5. says:

    A memoir of Francis Bacon was always going to interest me but this exceeded my expectations by a long way I find the character of Bacon and his voice so fascinating and even addictive and this memoir by Peppiatt fully enters you into the world that Bacon inhabited From the big drinking sessions in restaurants drifting around Soho and into Th

  6. says:

    From BBC Radio 4 Book of the WeekAdrian Scarborough reads Michael Peppiatt's intimate and indiscreet account of his thirty year friendship with the defining artist of our timeMichael Peppiatt met Francis Bacon in June 1963 in Soho's French House to reuest an interview for a student magazine Bacon invited him to lunch and over oyste

  7. says:

    19 AUG 2015 recommended by Bettie Thanks

  8. says:

    I really liked this book It is well written and multifaceted It's true that there is some repetition of things Francis Bacon said but I think he repeated them because he thought they were important and didn't want them to

  9. says:

    If you picked up Michael Peppiatt's book looking for a biography of Bacon you're going to be disappointed Yes there are plenty of facts here But no Bacon biog isn't the point This is a book about Peppiatt himself Actually it's of a V

  10. says:

    A memoir about hanging out with an iconic artist that manages to be both fascinating and banal at the same timePeppiatt lucked into a friendship with the painter Francis Bacon while the former was a student at Cambridge Ha