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Glued To The Box: Television Criticism From "The Observer" 1979 82

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A collection of the Australian-born writer's TV criticism published in the London Observer during the period 1979-82. This is a paperback edition of a volume first published by Jonathan Cape in 1983. Clive James' earlier volumes of TV criticism are Visions Before Midnight (1977 & 1981) and The Crystal Bucket. (1983). They were published in a single volume with a new in ...more
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Published January 13th 1984 by Picador (first published 1982)
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Jan 25, 2012 Romana Challans rated it it was amazing
Always witty, and sometimes sad, this series of articles written as a television critic was my introduction to his writing. It has been a long favorite book - you know the sort, the one you pick up to read while having a bowl of soup on a winters day, or to soothe yourself to sleep. The one you always have in your bookshelf.
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An expatriate Australian broadcast personality and author of cultural criticism, memoir, fiction, travelogue and poetry. Translator of Dante.
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