Unreliable Memoirs

byClive James

Paperback | January 1, 2015

Unreliable Memoirs by Clive James
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A hilarious and touching introduction to the story of a national treasure With an introduction by P. J. O'Rourke 'Do not read this book in public. You will risk severe internal injuries from trying to suppress your laughter.' Sunday Times I was born in 1939. The other big event of that year was the outbreak of the Second World War, but for the moment that did not affect me. In the first instalment of Clive James's memoirs we follow the young Clive on his journey from boyhood to the cusp of manhood, when his days of wearing short trousers are finally behind him. Battling with school, girls, various relatives and an overwhelming desire to be a superhero, Clive's adventures growing up in the suburbs of post-war Sydney are hair-raising, uproarious and almost too good to be true . . . 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.
Clive James is the author of more than forty books. As well as essays, he has published collections of literary and television criticism, travel writing, verse and novels, plus five volumes of autobiography, Unreliable Memoirs, Falling Towards England, May Week Was In June, North Face of Soho and The Blaze of Obscurity. As a television...
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Title:Unreliable MemoirsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:192 pages, 7.71 X 5.22 X 0.54 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 7.71 X 5.22 X 0.54 inPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1447275489

ISBN - 13:9781447275480

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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