Ziggyology: A Brief History of Ziggy Stardust

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From the author of the acclaimed Mozipedia, a work of supreme pop archaeology unearths every influence that brought Ziggy to life, from H. G. Wells to Holst, Kabuki to Kubrick, and Elvis to Iggy   The most ambitious and important book on Ziggy Stardust ever written, this study documents the epic drama of the Starman's short but eventful time on Planet Earth, and why Bowie eventually had to kill him. It was the greatest invention in the history of pop music—the rock god who came from the stars—which struck a young David Bowie like a lightning bolt from the heavens. When Ziggy the glam alien messiah fell to Earth, he transformed Bowie from a prodigy to a superstar who changed the face of music forever. But who was Ziggy Stardust? And where did he really come from? Beautifully packaged, this will be a must-have artifact for Bowie fans.

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Simon Goddard is a music journalist and the author of Mozipedia: The Encyclopedia of Morrissey, which was Mojo's book of the year, and The Smiths: Songs that Saved Your Life.

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   · "Dazzlingly pulls together all the vibrant strands that made up the star-spun cloth of Ziggy. Goddard is the aficionado." --Gary Kemp 

  ·  "If 2013 is shaping up to be The Year of David Bowie then Simon Goddard's glorious fantasiz on the theme of Ziggy Stardust should be its key text... A tremendous account." --Q Magazine

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