Richard King

Richard King is a Fremantle-based freelance writer.

Richard King reviews 'The Meaning of Recognition: New Essays 2001–2005' by Clive James

April 2006, no. 280 01 April 2006
Richard King reviews 'The Meaning of Recognition: New Essays 2001–2005' by Clive James
Clive James once said that the problem with being famous is that you begin by being loved for what you do and end up thinking that you are loved for who you are. Quite possibly, it is to avoid such a fate that James has returned in the past few years to the thing that got him noticed in the first place – writing dazzling prose. Absenting himself from the Crystal Bucket, he has become once more a ... (read more)