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- Pan Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 22.93
Renowned critic and poet Clive James presents the crowning achievement of his career: a monumental translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy . The Divine Comedy is the precursor of modern literature, and Clive James's new translation ? his life's work and decades in the making ? presents Dante's entire epic poem in a single song. While many... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 25.45
All five volumes of Clive James' memoirs in one ebook omnibus: 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 with the demands of school, various... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2001; US$ 18.34
Including his most memorable pieces ? his ?Postcard from Rome?, his observations on Margaret Thatcher, his insights into Heaney, Larkin and Orwell ? this book also contains brilliantly funny examinations of characters like Barry Humphries, as well as showcasing James?s more thoughtful, analytical side. From Germaine Greer to Marilyn Monroe, from the... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 18.34
For many people, Clive James will always be a TV presenter first and foremost, and a writer second -- this despite the fact that his adventures with the written word took place before, during and after his time on the small screen. Nevertheless, for those who remember clips of Japanese endurance gameshows and Egyptian soap operas, Clive reinventing... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 1991; US$ 18.34
?Somebody once said that a trilogy ought ideally to consist of two volumes. Unfortunately he never said anything else, so his name is forgotten.? Falling Towards England, the second volume of Clive James? Unreliable Memoirs, was meant to be the last. Thankfully it is not. When we last met our hero he was living a hand-to-mouth existence while London... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 18.34
Taking us from Fleet Street to Clive James on TV, from Russian department stores to Paris fashion shows ? via fatherhood, some killer bees, and a satire starring Anne Robinson as Mrs Thatcher ? North Face of Soho is the larger-than-life story of a life lived to the full. ?It?s not just that he writes a lot, but that he writes with intense perfectionism,... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 1981; US$ 17.43
?Do not read this book in public. You will risk severe internal injuries from trying to suppress your laughter. What?s worse, you can?t put it down once started. Its addictive powers stun all normal, decent resistance within seconds. Not to be missed.? Sunday Times ?All that really needs to be said to recommend Unreliable Memoirs is that he writes... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 18.34
'A gigantic book on a gigantic theme' Sunday Times 'Aphoristic and acutely provocative: a crash course in civilization' J. M. Coetzee With three new essays and an introduction to the extras from the author, the special edition eBook adds new depth to an already absorbing book. A lifetime in the making, Cultural Amnesia is the book Clive James has always... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 1986; US$ 18.34
When we last met our hero in Unreliable Memoirs, he had set sail from Sydney Harbour bound for London, fame and fortune. Idealistic and uncompromising, if short on cash, he planned to engage himself in a low-paying menial job by day and to compose poetical masterpieces by night. Having promised himself he would never succumb to such stop-gap occupations... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 18.34
The BBC Radio 4 series, A Point of View , has been on the air since 2007. Over the years, it's had a variety of presenters ? including the national treasure that is Clive James ? talking for ten minutes about anything and everything that has captured their imagination, piqued their interest, raised their blood pressure or just downright incensed... more...