Unreliable Memoirs

Unreliable Memoirs

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir
Paperback Published on: 01/01/2015
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Synopsis

'Do not read this book in public. You will risk severe internal injuries from trying to suppress your laughter.' - The 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.

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9781447275480
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 180g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 14 mm

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Unreliable Memoirs
Clive James Unreliable Memoirs
I laughed and cried at this no holds barred memoir of Clive James childhood, through his teens to early adulthood. An enlightening read, thoroughly enjoye... READ MORE
Susan Mitchell