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By Neil Slaven

Song historian Neil Slaven has brilliantly chronicled the advanced strands of Zappa's existence and paintings in a ebook that may please not only Zappa fanatics yet an individual drawn to the historical past of rock song.

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No bane, no gain.

Don Quixote, Book Four, Chapter One Miguel de Cervantes (translated by Tobias Smollett, 1755) There's only one reason to write: because you consider yourself to be a writer, and you want people to pay attention to what you wrote. It's the bane of your existence that you must write about somebody else doing something that you can't do. Frank Zappa, Zappa! No bane, no gain.

Neil Slaven has brilliantly brought together the complex strands of Zappa's life and work in a book that will please not just Zappa fans but anyone interested in the history of rock music. Fully illustrated and includes a comprehensive discography. Electric Don Quixote ■■■ the definitive story of ■ ■■■■ Frank Zappa Neil Slaven O OMNIBUS PRESS London/New York/Paris/Sydney/Copenhagen/Madrid/Tokyo For my parents, Agnes and John, who never stand in the way and always pick up the pieces. And for Robynne, the wild little lion cub.

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