Martin Millar

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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I have a new book coming out at the end of August, Supercute Futures. It's being published in Britain by Piatkus. Here is the cover, which I like very much. As far as I know, the ebook will be available in the US at the same time, and the paperback shortly afterwards.


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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.”
Martin Millar, The Good Fairies of New York

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