The Misfits: A Study of Sexual Outsiders

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First edition (publ. Grafton)

The Misfits: A Study of Sexual Outsiders is a non-fiction book by Colin Wilson first published in 1988.[1]


The book expounds on the nature of fiction, drama and the novel in its relationship to sexual imagination and sex crimes.

The book contains biographies of the Marquis de Sade, D. H. Lawrence, A. C. Swinburne, James Joyce, Yukio Mishima, Henry Miller, Paul Tillich, Arthur Koestler, Percy Grainger, Havelock Ellis, Magnus Hirschfeld, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Charlotte Bach.[citation needed]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "THE MISFITS". Grafton. Retrieved 8 January 2009.