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May Week Was in June - Clive James
May Week Was in June
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'Arriving in Cambridge on my first day as an undergraduate, I could see nothing except a cold white October mist. At the age of twenty-four I was a complete failure, with nothing to show for my life except a few poems nobody wanted to publish in book form.' Falling Towards England -- the second... show more
'Arriving in Cambridge on my first day as an undergraduate, I could see nothing except a cold white October mist. At the age of twenty-four I was a complete failure, with nothing to show for my life except a few poems nobody wanted to publish in book form.' Falling Towards England -- the second volume of Clive James's 'Unreliable Memoirs' -- was meant to be the last. Thankfully, that's not the case. In 'Unreliable Memoirs III', Clive details his time at Cambridge, including film reviewing, writing poetry, falling in love (often), and marrying (once) during May Week -- which was not only in June but also two weeks long ...'Nobody writes like Clive James; he has invented a style' Spectator 'He turns phrases, mixes together cleverness and clownishness, and achieves a fluency and a level of wit that make his pages truly shimmer ...May Week Was In June is vintage James' Financial Times
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330315227 (0330315226)
Publisher: Pan Books Ltd
Pages no: 245
Edition language: English
Series: Unreliable Memoirs (#3)
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3.0 May Week Was in June
This third volume of unreliable memoirs picks up where the previous volume (Falling Towards England) let off. James, in these books, is interesting, yet not as funny, at least to me, as it seems the things he is describing should be. I definitely need to give his fiction a try.The nice thing about r...
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