Good fiction about music (sort of)

A Listmania! list by Kindle Customer "kevmcuk" (Lancashire, UK)
 
Glimpses
1.  Glimpses by Lewis Shiner
The list author says:
  "This list isn't in order, but this is at the top.  Nobody gets to the heart of great music like Shiner.  Nobody else even comes close."
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Espedair Street
2.  Espedair Street by Iain Banks
The list author says:
  "A classic, romantic and funny."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

The Bear Comes Home
3.  The Bear Comes Home by Rafi Zabor
The list author says:
  "The best first novel in the past decade.  Painful, beutiful, awkward, exhilirating... just like the jazz it describes, just like life."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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An Equal Music
4.  An Equal Music by Vikram Seth
The list author says:
  "I put this one down mid-way... to go out to buy the music described in it."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

Say Goodbye: The Laurie Moss Story / Lewis Shiner.
5.  Say Goodbye: The Laurie Moss Story / Lewis Shiner. by Lewis Shiner
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  "Shiner again.  Straight fiction, looks like journalism at times, but so personal and deeper than it looks."
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From Blue to Black
6.  From Blue to Black by Joel Lane
The list author says:
  "Dark and brroding, and refreshingly about a different music scene."
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The Last Rock Star Book: Or, Liz Phair, a Rant
7.  The Last Rock Star Book: Or, Liz Phair, a Rant by Camden Joy
The list author says:
  "Freeform beat writing poetic imagery and some facts that may not be."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Our Noise
8.  Our Noise by Jeff Gomez
The list author says:
  "Anyone who can co-opt a Jenny Toomey title for his novel (the sequel to this Genius Of Crack) is on a winner with me."
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Twelve Bar Blues
9.  Twelve Bar Blues by Patrick Neate
The list author says:
  "Damn! its hot.  Funk has a million meanings, sex, smell, blues, dance.  This is a damn funky novel."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Bold As Love (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
10.  Bold As Love (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Gwyneth Jones
The list author says:
  "You will want the whole (five books?) series.  Nobody gets to the guts of alternative culture and politics quite like Jones.  A dirty, scary, sexy, rock'n'roll ride."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 28/09/2005
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