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  • Hilarious, ribald, eye-popping, unforgettable, will make you laugh out loud

    Daily Mail
  • A whirlwind of witticisms and of funny tales, both short and tall . . . 'I feel I have lived my life in a magic garden where the sun is always shining' he writes, and in Odd Boy Out he offers us yet another glimpse of that bright, shining sun

    Mail on Sunday
  • Warm, witty, charming. A moving and very affectionate family history. An enthusiast for life

    The Times
  • Brilliant pen portraits of his father and myriad friends present a framework for Gyles's contemplation of his extraordinary life. Light-hearted and dark events alike are described with his customary deceptively jaunty style, making them funny, moving, and sometimes deeply shocking

    Sheila Hancock
  • Staggeringly brilliant, funny and touching, I loved it

    Joanna Lumley
  • A hilarious and revealing account of growing up and coming of age in an apparently well-to-do but always strapped-for-cash middle-class English family

    Eastern Daily Press
  • Brandreth has been an expert cheerer-upper for more than 60 years . . . Ebullient. Full of fun, famous names and sparkling facts

    Daily Mail
  • He's cheery, fun and has a fabulous grasp of the English language, so Gyles Brandreth's autobiography makes for a scintillating read. His hilarious - and sometimes moving - account of his life from early childhood days through to the adult world of politics and television is candid. It is also a story around his everyday family life, and about happiness, ambition and love. It offers a fascinating insight into a portrait of Britain, too

    People’s Friend Magazine
  • Hugely enjoyable. Engaging

    Choice Magazine
  • Full of fascination . . . Tantalising. Alongside his celebrity stories, his delightfully observed domestic portraits bring to life whole lost worlds

    Great British Life

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