Freddie Mercury Books


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This page includes details of all books which have been published about Freddie Mercury. Alex Smirnoff's Bibliography also features a more comprehensive list, which includes worldwide releases, ISBN numbers and reviews. The only official book on this page is 'A Life, In His Own Words'.

Front and back sleeves can be found together in the gallery.


   
Freddie Mercury 'A Kind Of Magic'

A Kind Of Magic


Ross Clarke, 1991. Biographical
Freddie Mercury 'The Legend Lives On'

The Legend Lives On


Nowscreen Ltd, 1992. Picture collection and short biography
Freddie Mercury 'The Show Must Go On'

The Show Must Go On - The Life Of Freddie Mercury


Rick Sky, 1992. Biographical
Freddie Mercury 'More Of The Real Life'

This Is The Real Life


David Evans & David Minns, 1992. Recollections by Freddie's friends
Revised in 1995 and retitled 'More Of The Real Life'.
Again revised in 1997 and retitled 'The Real Life - The Truth Behind The Legend'
Freddie Mercury 'Mercury And Me'

Mercury And Me


Jim Hutton, 1994. Biography of Freddie's private life
 

They Died Too Young - Freddie Mercury


Simon Boyce, 1995. Biographical
 

Living On The Edge - The Freddie Mercury Story


David Bret, 1996. Biographical
 

Mercury - The King Of Queen


Laura Jackson, 1996. Biographical
Freddie Mercury 'The Definitive Biography'

The Definitive Biography


Lesley Ann Jones, 1997. Biographical
 

Mister Mercury


Peter Freestone & David Evans, 1998. Biographical & Anecdotal
Revised in 1999 and retitled 'Freddie Mercury'
Freddie Mercury 'A Life In His Own Words'Freddie Mercury 'A Life In His Own Words'

Freddie Mercury - A Life, In His Own Words

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2006. A collection of Freddie's quotes, compiled by Greg Brooks and Simon Lupton.
Later reprinted in paperback in 2009, with a different cover.
Freddie Mercury 'The Great Pretender'

Freddie Mercury - The Great Pretender

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13 September 2012. A collection of photographs of Freddie, designed by Richard Gray, with text by Sean O'Hagan and captions by Greg Brooks and Phil Symes.
It was published as a hardback book, with a 1984 interview with Mary Turner on CD, alongside a DVD and Blu-ray documentary release.