'He returned to what he really was': Clive James's daughter on his poetic farewell | Curio
News and insights read out for you.
10,000+ audio articles. 50+ world-leading publications.

All in 1 subscription.

The Guardian logo

'He returned to what he really was': Clive James's daughter on his poetic farewell

17 mins | Oct 4, 2020
story image
Artist Claerwen James on growing up with an extraordinary father. In her dad's final months, she bonded with him while compiling an anthology of his favourite verse. Talking to Rachel Cooke from the Guardian, Clive James' daughter looks back at those moments with him and reflects on the infinite meaning they hold for her.
Get unlimited access free for 7 days, then $6.67/month (billed annually)
Get started