Book cover for The Revolt of the Pendulum

The Revolt of the Pendulum



04 June 2010
336 pages
Imprint: Picador


Clive James has a fantastic range and depth of knowledge. He is, at times, miraculously funny. He writes knowledgeably and with passion about literature, and especially poetry. His opinions are his own; he knows about classical music, show tunes and pop. He knows about politics and history. He understands people too. And he makes good jokes . . . There’s only one Clive James