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Martin Millar

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Martin Millar is a critically acclaimed Scottish writer from Glasgow, now resident in London. He also writes the Thraxas series of fantasy novels under the pseudonym Martin Scott.

The novels he writes as Martin Millar dwell on urban decay and British sub-cultures, and the impact this has on a range of characters, both realistic and supernatural. There are elements of magical realism, and the feeling that the boundary between real life and the supernatural is not very thick. Most of them are set in Brixton, Millar's one-time place of residence. Many are at least semi-autobiographical, and Love and Peace with Melody Paradise and Suzy, Led Zeppelin and Me both feature Millar himself as a character.

As Martin Scott his Thraxas novels are a fusion
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Lux and Alby Sign On and Save the Universe

I've just brought my graphic novel back into print. I wrote it in 1991 and the artist was Simon Fraser. It originally appeared as nine comics, published by Richard Hansom at the Acme comics shop in Brixton. In 1999 it emerged as a graphic novel, published by Pater Pavement's Slab-O-Concrete Press. That was a good edition but it's been out of print for a long time. So here it is again. It's set par Read more of this blog post »
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"So much fun.

Mox and Mitsu were two child prodigies with a love of all things cute, Kawaii and Japanese. They started the Supercute Show on YouTube with their Iphones. While the world fell apart, with impacts, nuclear wars and other disasters, their p" Read more of this review »
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"I have long regarded Cyberpunk as a sub-genre that had done it's dash but this book shows that there is still plenty of life in Cyberpunk still, all that was needed was a fresh approach and here the author has done it with a two pronged approach; fir" Read more of this review »
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“The pyjamas have cats on them. I am informed that these cats belong to an organisation called Hello Kitty.”
Martin Millar, Lonely Werewolf Girl

“I sit and feel lonely. Sitting and feeling lonely is something I am a spectacular success at. I can do it for hours. Everyone is good at something.”
Martin Millar, Ruby & The Stone Age Diet

“Two fairies were sleeping peacefully on his bed. Dinnie was immediately depressed. He knew that he did not have enough money to see a therapist.”
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