Touching From a Distance
Revered by his peers and idolized by his fans, Ian Curtis left behind a legacy rich in artistic genius. Mesmerizing on stage but introverted and prone to desperate mood swings in his private life, Curtis died by his own hand on 18 May 1980.
Touching from a Distance documents how, with a wife, child and impending international fame, Curtis was seduced by the glory of an early grave. Regarded as the essential book on the essential icon of the post-punk era, Touching from a Distance includes a full set of Curtis's lyrics and a discography and gig list.
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Review: Touching from a Distance: Ian Curtis and Joy DivisionUser Review - Karen Norwood - Goodreads
Wonderful insight into a great and tragic artist. 5 stars because really of how moved I was when reading it. It felt very intimate in a very organic way. Read full review
Review: Touching from a Distance: Ian Curtis and Joy DivisionUser Review - Francois Houle - Goodreads
Being a fan of Joy Division, I truly appreciate getting to know Ian and Deborah from her point of view. Tragic as it was for him to end his life, it seems that Deborah didn't start to live until after ... Read full review