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The Man in the Paper Bag

1960s England: trying to enjoy some private time with his girlfriend. Clive James continues volume two of his autobiography.

1960s England: trying to enjoy some private time with his girlfriend.

Clive James continues volume two of his autobiography.

First published in 1985 and abridged by Brian Gear.

Known around the world for his dry wit, writer, broadcaster and poet Clive James was born in 1939. Moving to England in 1962, he rose to prominence as a literary critic, TV columnist and presenter.

Clive died aged 80 in November 2019.

Producer: Pamela Howe

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1988.

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