14.11.08

re-cover nr.17

Absolute Beginners - Colin MacInnes

This photo was taken in Amsterdam in 2006.

Colin MacInnes was an English novelist. Absolute Beginners, written and set in 1958 London, England, was first published in 1959.The novel was adapted into a musical film. David Bowie performed the title song and appeared as the advertising man Vendice Partners.


"I've nothing much to offer
There's nothing much to take
I'm an absolute beginner
And I'm absolutely sane
As long as we're together
The rest can go to hell
I absolutely love you
But we're absolute beginners
With eyes completely open
But nervous all the same"

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