4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
The most honest biography you'll ever read!,
By A Customer
This review is from: Rock Bottom (Paperback)
Paul Merson is known as a great footballer and an even greater drinker. Of course, he battled and beat his alcohol addiction - very publicly - years ago. 'Rock Bottom' is a very honest report on the hell he went through to become, once again, the fantastic footballer everyone - including himself - used to know. Merson describes the pain he felt when he went to rehab, being apart from his children and wife and not being sure whether he was allowed to ever play football again. He writes in simple language - he's never claimed to be a writer after all - but in an extremely open way. He talks about the pit-falls of drinks and drugs, without trying to preach to the reader, unlike Tony Adams for example did in his biography. Very readable indeed.