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by James, Clive

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TitleUnreliable Memoirs
Author / Responsible partyJames, Clive
TopicsAutobiography. James, Clive, 1939-2019 -- Childhood and youth. Journalists -- Australia -- 20th century -- Biography. Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


'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 meet the young Clive, dressed in short trousers, and wrestling with the demands of school, various relatives and the occasional snake, in the suburbs of post-war Sydney. His adventures are hilarious, his recounting of them even more so, in this - the book that started it all...

Additional Information

System control numberS14870
Original Print PublisherLondon : Picador, 2015.
NarratorNarrated by Alan Needham and recorded by Kerry Fasolo.
Narrator NameNarrated by Alan Needham and recorded by Kerry Fasolo.
Participant or performer noteNarrated by Alan Needham and recorded by Kerry Fasolo.
Narrators GenderMale narrator