Ziggyology: A Brief History of Ziggy Stardust (Review)

Ziggyology: A Brief History of Ziggy Stardust¬†is Simon Goddard’s biography of the character that David Bowie played onstage at his concerts (and offstage in his life a lot of the time) from the end of 1971 to July 1973. Goddard presents Stardust as a real cosmic entity who essentially cohabited Bowie’s body for this period of time – as he notes in the preface, “This book is mostly the story of Ziggy Stardust but only sometimes the story of David Bowie.” Now if that’s not a promising¬†fiction and non-fiction cocktail then I don’t know what is.

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