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Reviews

A compact book crammed with details about a particular periods of Baxter's life, there is less a whiff on nonsense and more of authenticity.
The i
'A bright, bruising account of growing up in the blast zone of a chaotic parent. Chaise Longue is wild, exhilarating and very funny.'
The Sunday Times
Wonderfully wild
DIY
'Fittingly chaotic and non-linear, but razor sharp and side-splitting throughout, Chaise Longue is one rock autobiography not to miss - a Withnail & I-style cult classic in waiting'
Mojo
This unflinching memoir by singer Baxter Dury, son of Ian, recalls his chaotic family life with the 'pot-soaked Fagin' and his bodyguard...[It] is written with linguistic gusto. His father would be made up.
The Observer
'Chaise Longue is a short, amusing, alarming and subtly sad memoir, punctuated by mind-boggling anecdotes related with nuance and zest'
The Daily Telegraph
'A fascinating and thought-provoking read'
Louder Than War
A must-read for pop culture fans.
Evening Standard Best Non-fiction 2021

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