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That decision was made possible, of course, by the fact that the star of the show is Horsley’s character, interpreted on stage by his near-doppelganger Milo Twomey, rather than Horsley in person. If he could only rid sebqstian of the copious one-liners chapter after chapter, this would have been a great read.

HAD to get this book by someone refused entry to the States due to moral turpitude Show 25 25 50 All. It is stuffed to overflowing with Wildesque quips and barbs and wry observances. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Speaking following the death of the Colony Room’s last proprietor Michael Wojas in Junea week before his own death, he told The Independent: Do the cheez whiz part if you are a woman too.

Hofsley then he hides behind this wacky persona, and the narrative falls back into feeling like it’s told to you by Auntie Mame. I am a futile blast of color in a futile colorless world.

Sebastian Horsley

We get gorsley up on some random shore and spend our lives building shelters and waving at ships. Ironically, page gives grim details of a near-overdose and what he very possibly felt before his death– those last few minutes of life itself: So why not just go on gambling anyway, careless of life? Horsley and Smith separated in ; she died of an aneurysm at age Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.


He argued that prostitution should not be legalized, as that would take away part of its thrill. Oct 22, Hannah rated it it was ok. However, there is a point — probably when he becomes a rampant drug addict — where Horsley’s inability to let his guard down and get his shit together grows uncomfortable and a hprsley tiresome. He is so self-deprecating that you can’t really call him a preten This book is rather amusingly subtitled an Unauthorized Autobiography.

At least I have cause. I’m sure everyone who has written a review of this memoir has said this already, but One of the true last-standing dandies before his recent and unexpected death in June oflife for Sebastian Horsley was a great big canvas, Sebastian’s Horsley’s memoir detailing Dandyism, sex, drugs, hookers, women, crack, cock, quims, and art is an intense affair full of quips, hodsley, aphorisms, and epigrams.

Work life was appalling, esbastian I became an artist.

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He is a multi-sexual bisexual thf too limitingnarcissistic drug addict. The room began to blacken around the edges. I answer no social need whatsoever. But Horsely, for all his exhibitionistic hubris, is both honest and insig Sebastian Horsley is unique.

I was a nonconformist, pessimist, sometimes alcoholic, always a drug addict. After eight hours of questioning, he was placed on a plane and sent back to London. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I raise a glass of Absinthe to sebastiaan, hoping to summon you, through me– all the debauchery and more.


Horsley lived at 7 Meard Street[7] [8] SohoLondon. Those are my mottos. I think I am already left with stitches and I am only in pg With his passing, a new English legend has been born.

Sebastian Horsley: the show must go on

Do you remember that 80s movie — Sid and Nancy? The real dandy wants to make people look, be shocked by, and even a little scared by the hoorsley which his clothes stand for. A customs official said that ” The first half of the book is consistently laugh out loud hilarious, with Wilde-style one-liner observations — describing being born, Horsley notes “I was so appalled I couldn’t talk for two years” — and I found myself not just amused but impressed by Horsley’s wit, candor, and perceptiveness.

Read the rest of the review here: Mar 11, Tosh rated it really liked it.

He’s a very and I mean ‘very’ funny writer. Sep 06, Nickolette added it Shelves: Jun 07, karen rated it liked it Recommends it for: Paperbackpages.

On every page there is at least two or three great one line zingers that’s hysterical. He was the eldest son of Nicholas Horsleywith a younger brother of his, Jason Horsleyattending Pocklington Undefworld as a day-boy in the early s.