标题（title）：The Alternative Hero
出版社（publisher）：Alfred A. Knopf;Vintage Contemporaries
大小（size）：555 kB (568480 bytes)
What do you do if you're a failed music fanzine writer in your early thirties with a dead-end job, and the best moment of your life occurred when you went to your first Thieving Magpies gig as a teenager and suddenly you "belonged" in a way you never had before, and the worst moment of your life occurred about six years later when Lance Webster, the Magpies' lead singer, self-destructed on stage before your eyes--basically taking you with him--and just today you've discovered that Lance lives down the street from you? A hilarious view of friendship, hero worship, and the full-blast power of music to help us become, at the very least, who we would like to think we are. Read more...
Abstract: One unremarkable Saturday morning Clive sees the biggest alternative-pop star of them all walking down the high street with his dry-cleaning: Lance Webster, disgraced ex-singer of Thieving Magpies ('the biggest British band to emerge from the late-eighties indie-boom' Rolling Stone). Read more...