'A tragic story . . . also a tenderly evoked memoir of a Liverpool childhood' (The Independent
'Honest and poignant, this enjoyable read offers fans a new perspective on their idol' (The Sun)
'A moving account of the Beatle's childhood by his half-sister . . . fascinating' (Observer Music Monthly)
'Philip Larkin's much-quoted lines about sex being invented in 1963 "between the end of the Chatterley ban/ And the Beatles first LP" stand corrected here. Perhaps life was dull in Hull and Coventry, but on this account there was plenty of passion in Liverpool' (The Irish Times)
'A poignant powerful tale that throws new light on the Lennon legend' (The Scottish Sunday Post)
'An unusual treat' (Aberdeen Evening Express)
'His sister's important new account chronicles the pivotal childhood years that provided the source of both Lennon's rich creativity and personal vulnerability' (Good Books Guide)
An extraordinarily moving and honest memoir by John Lennon's sister revealing for the first time the often painful and lonely childhood that was to have such reverberations for his and her own life.