The Dreaming Swimmer

Non-fiction 1987-1992

Clive James

‘He writes like a prophet and he can satirise folly in high places with a touch as elegant as Oscar Wilde . . . There isn’t a word wasted’ Daily Mail

‘A well-balanced show of wit, intellect and glorious observation’ Sunday Times

‘No one wields a joke more punchily than he does. And the wide capacity for warmth towards all sorts of experience – from Billy Connolly to Primo Levi – is impressively exemplary in our culturally divided and divisive times’ Observer

 

Genre: Non-Fiction
ISBN: 978033033121001
Published: 07/10/1993

Clive James

Clive James

Clive James is the author of more than thirty books. As well as verse and novels, he has published collections of essays, literary criticism, television criticism and travel writing, plus four volumes of autobiography, hisUnreliable Memoirs. In 1992 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia and in 2003 he was awarded the Philip Hodgins memorial medal for literature. He holds honorary doctorates from Sydney University and the University of East Anglia. In 2012 he was appointed CBE.

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