Stuart Murdochsinger of Belle And Sebastiandebuts in literature to release the novel “Nobody’s Empire”. This book will be available in 2024.
“Nobody’s Empire” is the novel with which Sebastian Murdoch will debut in the world of literature. The singer of Belle and Sebastian He assured that “it was the right time to tell this story in an extensive format, even though I have been singing it all these years.” It is planned to be released in September next year.
The work, halfway between reality and fictiontransports us to glasgow and the California of the nineties to tell a story whose protagonist -Stephen- pursues a “reinvention” in his life after having been admitted for a myalgic encephalomyelitis -chronic fatigue syndrome-. It should be noted that Murdoch suffers from the same condition.
Although he already published his memoirs in 2010 “The Celestial Café”, This is his first novel. Title “Nobody’s Empire” It is a direct reference to the song of the same name included on the Belle And Sebastian album,“Girls in Peacetime Wants to Dance” (fifteen). According to Murdoch himself, this is precisely the most personal topic he has written to date.