Good game to play with the eviews is to find the broadcasts on youtube and or ebay then test the judgement of forty years ago with a The War of the Running Dogs: Malaya 1948-1960 (WN Military) review today Clive Jameseviews sort the wheat from the chaff Today we judge how well the wheat Did Singapore Have to Fall?: Churchill and the Impregnable Fortress ripened brilliant well written and insightful Clive James knocks every other 'His contribution to the art and enjoyment of TV criticism over the past ten years has been immense His work is deeply perceptive often outrageously funny and always compulsivelyeadable' Thus the judges of the British Press Awards in naming Clive James Critic of the Year for 1981 The Crystal Bucket offers a further selection of his inimitable 'visions before midn.
V critic into a cocked hat This was a great book to Crossroads: A Popular History of Malaysia and Singapore readetrospectively it was very illuminating of the times in which it was written Clive s observations have stood the test of time and his view on the trends in television have unfortunately proved all too true Good condition Highly entertaining TV criticis. Ight ' 'CJ didn't get where he is today just by being funny He is humane liberal and compassionate What he writes is always pertinent and always witty We own him a deep debt of gratitude' Gavin Ewart Listener 'Few critics have a unerring ear for woolliness and doubletalk or a scathing and entertaining way of dealing with it' Lesley Garner Good Housekeeping 'He is
M that stands on its own despite one not having seen the programmes he writes about He was a wonderful writer who is greatly missed He was so perceptive and articulate it puts one to shame Now that we have email and social media will anyone ever write that well again Brilliant Arrived on time great as expecte. Ne of the most emarkable figures in British cultural life at the moment a poet and gifted literary critic who is also genuinely liked by the mass audience' Michael Mason London Review of Books 'One of the few columnists who make you laugh aloud if there were angels he would be on their side and that would certainly include Charlie's Angels' Melvyn Bragg Sunday Tim.