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Clive James - Falling Towards England (Picador Books) - 9780330294379 - KKD0004866
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Falling Towards England (Picador Books)

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Description for Falling Towards England (Picador Books) Paperback. 'Unreliable Memoirs' part two: the story continues. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: APT; BGB; KNT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 150. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
In the first volume of Clive James's autobiography, Unreliable Memoirs, we said farewell to our hero as he set sail from Sydney Harbour, bound for London, fame and fortune. Finding the first of these proved relatively simple; the second two less so. Undaunted, Clive moved into a bed and breakfast in a Swiss Cottage where he practised the Twist, anticipated poetical masterpieces and worried about his wardrobe . . . Falling Towards England is the entertaining and erudite second part in Clive James' life story, which he continues in May Week Was in June, North Face ... Read more

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About Clive James
Clive James is the author of more than forty books. As well as his memoirs, which began with Unreliable Memoirs, he has published essays, literary and television criticism, travel writing, verse and novels. As a television performer he has appeared regularly for both the BBC and ITV, most notably as writer and presenter of the Postcard series of travel documentaries. ... Read more

Reviews for Falling Towards England (Picador Books)
James' wickedly funny jokes and jibes make you laugh out loud and feel warm to the man. No wonder women wanted to feed him greens, and men lend him money.
The Times
A comic triumph, full of terrific jokes and brilliantly sustained setpieces.
Ian Hamilton
London Review of Books

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