Hugo Wilcken is a Paris-based, Australian-born writer and translator. His first novel, The Execution, was published by HarperCollins in 2002. ("A remarkably accomplished debut heralding the arrival of a noteworthy talent"- Publishers Weekly.) It was well reviewed, and has since been translated into Dutch and German. A second novel, Colony, was published in August 2007.
Excellent look at both the making and meaning oof Bowie's Low album, but also a peek at the significance of the record in predicting the future of rock music. Read morePublished 21 hours ago by Usvaldo de Leon, Jr.
It does a great job of describing both the musical context (Bowie's "Station to Station," his recent production of Iggy Pop's "The Idiot," Brian Eno's "Another... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book will stir you up and get you excited about the artistic creative process. It's reads like a novel and there is not a boring moment in the book. Outstanding. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Kindle Customer
There are a few things I'd expect from a book like this: a description of the way the album was made, detailed but not concerned with trivia; analysis of the music itself, detailed... Read morePublished on May 26, 2012 by William J. Cumbie
The 33 1/3 series is kind of a mixed bag, sometimes you get these really insightful examinations of a specific albums production, historical context, and antecedents, and sometimes... Read morePublished on March 4, 2012 by jafrank
The amount of detail taken place in this book doesn't even amount to five pages of the Low chapter from Paul Trynka's biography on Bowie. Read morePublished on February 19, 2012 by Shakey Jones