Joe Ambrose

Life
Formerly journalist with In Dublin; author of a life of Dan Breen (1981), and romans-à-clef novels about Irish rock music; also collaborator with Terry Wilson, et al., on publication of works of Brion Gysin; lives in London.

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Works
Fiction, Flickers of the Dreamachine (Codex 1996), 129pp.; Serious Time (London: Pulp Books 1998), 238pp.; Too Much Too Soon (London: Pulp Books 2001), 240pp.

Miscellaneous, with Terry Wilson & Frank Rynne, Man from Nowhere: Storming the Citadels of Enlightenment with William Burroughs and Brion Gysin ([Dublin:] The Gap: Subliminal Books 1992), n.p.; Moshpit: the Violent World of Mosh Pit Culture (London: Omnibus [2001]), 235pp.; Gimme danger: The Story of Iggy Pop (London: Omnibus [2002]), xi, 308pp., ill. [24pp. of pls.].

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Notes
Too Much Too Soon (2001), is an autobiographical novel in which In Dublin is called Anna Livia and author's life of Dan Breen (Against Tyrant’s Might) is called On the Run (see Books Ireland, March 2002). See also under Brion Gysin [infra].

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