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Outsider II


The first volume of Brian Sewell’s scandalous and haunting memoir was met by riotous applause in the press. Outsider II will certainly not disappoint. With the first instalment ending tantalisingly in 1967 – after exploring Sewell’s childhood, adolescence and early adulthood – this next chapter charts his path to becoming, as the Spectator noted, ‘Surely the funniest art critic of our time.’


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Dimensions 23.4 × 15.6 cm
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  1. Daily Mail

    ‘There are a few books, only a few, which make one wish to know the author in order to explore his thoughts and personality further. This is such a book – by the outstanding, most outspoken art critic of our time’

  2. Independent on Sunday

    ‘There is constant pleasure in Sewell’s prose: the elegance of phrase, the wry humour and the clarity of insight’

  3. Philip Hensher for the Guardian

    ‘Filthy, snobbish and tremendously enjoyable’

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