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Suzy, Led Zeppelin, and Me

Martin Millar


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October 2008 Indie Next List

“This brilliant, playful, and poignant faux-autobiographical novel tells a tale of raging hormones, as a 15-year-old boy awaits a concert by his rock heroes in 1970s Glasgow. Millar remembers the painful earnestness of being a teenager and conveys the highs and lows of 15 with great charm and wit.”
— Rich Rennicks, Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe, Asheville, NC
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Glasgow, 1972. Nerdy Martin and his best friend Greg are competing for the attention of a popular girl named Suzy. Surely she wouldn't ditch her hip boyfriend for the likes of them, would she? But with Led Zeppelin coming to town, it feels like anything can happen.

Soft Skull Press, 9781593762001, 222pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

About the Author

Martin Millar was born in Glasgow, Scotland, but has lived in London, England, for a long time. He has written a lot of things--novels and plays and short stories and articles. His newest novel is Suzy, Led Zeppelin and Me, and it's set in Glasgow. Millar has written six other novels: Love and Peace with Melody Paradise; Milk, Sulphate and Alby Starvation; Lux the Poet; The Good Fairies of New York; Dreams of Sex and Stage Diving and Ruby; and The Stone Age Diet. Millar likes Jane Austen novels, and wrote a stage play of Emma. He even wrote the novelization of the Tank Girl movie. Last, but not least, as Martin Scott, Millar writes the Thraxas series of books. There are five so far, and he won the World Fantasy Award for the first one. When he's not writing, Millar likes to watch Buffy The Vampire Slayer, read history books, especially if they're about ancient Greece, and play the flute.