Jan Smark Nilsson

Jan Smark Nilsson reviews 'Being Alone with Oneself' by Charmian Clift

July 1991, no. 132 01 July 1991
Jan Smark Nilsson reviews 'Being Alone with Oneself' by Charmian Clift
Tolerance and passion might seem, at first thought, to be peculiar bedfellows. Charmian Clift, in this series of essays first published in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Herald, Melbourne, combines the two in a dazzling and compellingly readable collection. Whether tackling political issues head-on, or writing on domestic crises, her free flowing, sometimes eccentric prose sweeps the reader al ... (read more)