Morrissey has talked up his debut novel in interviews over the last year - particularly since the release (and huge success) of his autobiography in 2013.

In early 2014 he said that he was mid-way through writing it, and now it's been revealed that the indie icon is to publish his debut novel, 'List of the Lost' in late September, according to his official website

A statement on the revealed the news, saying that the novel would be published via Penguin UK as a 'New Fiction' title and it would be available in the UK, Ireland, Australia, India, New Zealand and South Africa as a softcover/paperback.

2013's 'Autobiography' was also published by Penguin, although under their 'Penguin Classics' brand.