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Unreliable memoirs

Clive James

Unreliable memoirs

by Clive James

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, Clive, -- 1939- -- Biography.,
  • Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London , Cape, 1980.

    StatementClive James.
    SeriesA New Portway large print book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.J27Z/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,306p. ;
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17450887M
    ISBN 100851191347
    OCLC/WorldCa7880107

      A best-selling classic around the world, Clive James’s hilarious memoir has long been unavailable in the United States. Before James Frey famously fabricated his memoir, Clive James wrote a refreshingly candid book that made no claims to be accurate, precise, or entirely truthful, only to entertain.4/4(5). The Complete Unreliable Memoirs features all five volumes of Clive James's memoirs in one ebook omnibus. Including Unreliable Memoirs, Falling Towards England, May Week was in June, North Face of Soho and The Blaze of Obscurity. Unreliable Memoirs: In the first instalment of Clive James’s memoirs, we meet the young Clive, dressed in short trousers, and wrestling .

      In an exercise of literary exorcism, James set out to put his childhood in Australia behind him by rendering it as part novel, part memoir. Now, nearly thirty years after it first came out in England, Unreliable Memoirs is again available to American readers and sure to attract a whole new generation that has, through his essays and poetry /5(3). Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Unreliable Memoirs: Picador Classic and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5().

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About the Author. Born in Australia, Clive James lives in Cambridge, England. He is the author of Unreliable Memoirs; a volume of selected poems, Opal Sunset; the best-selling Cultural Amnesia; and the translator of The Divine Comedy by Dante.

He has written for the New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic/5(82). In an exercise of literary exorcism, James set out to put his childhood in Australia behind him by rendering it as part novel, part memoir.

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In Unreliable Memoirs, and the volumes that followed, James managed to make much of a confession that he was conceited and pretentious, all the while being entertainingly both. Making mischief has. The Memoirs. Author: Clive James; Publisher: Pan Macmillan; ISBN: ; Category: Journalists; Page: ; View: ; DOWNLOAD NOW» Clive James sharp, brilliant and outrageously funny memoirs together in one Unreliable Memoirs we meet a very young Clive James.

One dressed in shorts. Told with James's unassailable sense of humour and self-effacing charm, Unreliable Memoirs is a hilarious and touching introduction to the story of a national treasure. A million-copy bestseller, this classic memoir is a celebration of life in all its unpredictable glory.4/5(1).

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Before James Frey famously fabricated his memoir, Clive James wrote a refreshingly candid book that made no claims to be accurate, precise, or entirely truthful, only to entertain.

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Told with James's unassailable sense of humour and self-effacing charm, Unreliable Memoirs is a hilarious and touching introduction to the story of a national treasure. A million-copy bestseller, this classic memoir is a celebration of life in all its unpredictable glory/5(). Told with James's unassailable sense of humour and self-effacing charm, Unreliable Memoirs is a hilarious and touching introduction to the story of a national treasure.

A million-copy bestseller, this classic memoir is a celebration of life in all its unpredictable glory. 'Do not read this book in public/5(). The Complete Unreliable Memoirs features all five volumes of Clive James's memoirs in one ebook omnibus.

Including Unreliable Memoirs, Falling Towards England, May Week was in June, North Face of Soho and The Blaze of Obscurity. Told with James's unassailable sense of humour and self-effacing charm, Unreliable Memoirs is a hilarious and touching introduction to the story of a national treasure.

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