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Pretend You're In A War The Who & The Sixties
Aurum Press, 2014

 "A rollicking and insightful tale."
Mojo

"Blake gives new reasons to appreciate the angst and theory behind The Who's music."
Sunday Telegraph

"A definitive tome for both Who fans and newcomers alike."
Q

"Puts other Who books in the shade."
The Who.com

"A compelling read...and a story told with unflinching care and infectious enthusiasm."
Classic Rock

"Pretend You're In A War wastes no time in parachuting you directly into the combat zone."
Record Collector   

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Pigs Might Fly: The Inside Story Of Pink Floyd
Aurum Press, 2007 & 2013 (revised & updated)

Paperback Of The Week, April 2013
The Guardian

"The best Pink Floyd biography you'll ever read."
The Word

"A fascinating tale of destructive egos."
The Sun

"Mark Blake does Pink Floyd justice with some heroic research."
Mojo

"Brings Floydology into the 21st Century with this handsomely produced volume...'
Sunday Telegraph

"Thorough and well-researched... Lots of new material."
Observer

"No fan will feel short-changed."
Independent  

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Is This The Real Life: The Untold Story Of Queen
Aurum Press, 2010

"The definitive text on a Brit rock institution."
Q

"Richly detailed…Draws on extensive interviews."
Daily Telegraph

"The whole, splendid saga…sparkling anecdotes throughout."
Mojo

"Mark Blake matches the detail of his Pink Floyd book with a fluid, muscular narration of Queen's rise."
Classic Rock

"A good choice for both Queen experts and lightweight fans."
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Stone Me: The Wit & Wisdom Of Keith Richards
Aurum Press, 2008

"A fine collection of bon mots from the great man himself."
Classic Rock

"A lifetime of genius-tinged ramblings."
Shortlist 

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