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TOUCHING FROM A DISTANCE

Author: Deborah Curtis
Foreword: Jon Savage

Subtitle: Ian Curtis and Joy Division

Language: English
Translations of the book available in:
French, German, Italian and Portuguese

Content: Rigorous and detailed biography | Official discography | Lyrics (including some unpublished texts) | Gigography
Photos included:
Deborah Curtis (2 or 3, depending on the edition) | Ian Curtis (13) | Natalie Curtis (2)


 

PUBLICATION/EDITION

01. Faber and Faber Limited
City (country): London (UK)
ISBN: 0 571 174 45 0
Date: Monday 8 May 1995

02. Faber and Faber Limited
City (country): London (UK)
ISBN: 0 862 721 65 4
Date: Monday 6 August 2001

03. Faber and Faber Limited
City (country): London (UK)
ISBN: 0 571 224 81 4
Date: Thursday 17 February 2005


 

DETAILS

Number of pages: 220
Dimensions: 13.4 x 21.5 cm

Original title was Exorcise One, in reference to the song Exercise one
Actual title is a sentence taken from the song
Transmission


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Cover (point your mouse on the cover to see its back)

 


UK: Faber and Faber Limited
Book (Monday 8 May 1995)


UK: Faber and Faber Limited
Book (Monday 6 August 2001)


UK: Faber and Faber Limited
Book (Thursday 17 February 2005)

Cover design: Pentagram
Cover photography: Kevin Cummins (front of the first edition) | Roger Boden (back of the first edition) | Philippe Carly (front of the second and third editions)
Frontispiece: lyrics for
Love will tear us apart hand-written by Ian Curtis
Inner photography:
Anton Corbijn | Kevin Cummins | Deborah Curtis | Anthony Mulryan
Printer: Clays Ltd, St Ives plc (UK)


 

PRESS REVIEWS

New Musical Express (UK) (Saturday 22 April 1995)

New Musical Express (UK) (Saturday 6 May 1995) – review written by Ted Kessler

The Guardian (UK) (Saturday 6 May 1995) – review written by G

The Guardian (UK) (Saturday 13 May 1995) – review written by Alison Frank

The Scotsman (UK) (Saturday 20 May 1995) – review written by Brian Pendreigh

Record Collector (UK) (May 1995) – review written by MP

Pop + Rock (Greece) (July 1995) – review written by Oaváonç Mnvaç

Vox (UK) (July 1995) – review written by George Kaplan

Uncut (UK) (August 2001) – review written by David Stubbs