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Brilliant Creatures by Clive James

Brilliant Creatures by Clive James

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Brilliant Creatures

by Clive James

Jonathan Cape,1983, ISBN 0224021222, hardcover, dustjacket  

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, ex-library with stamps to endpapers and bottom edge, sticker reside to back endpaper, tape residue on covers, dustjacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing, bumping, chipping and creasing  (See photographs)

“Lancelot Windhover was famous once.  It was so long ago he felt disappointed as well as consoled that his affair with Samantha Copperglaze would not become a subject for Dick Toole’s gossip column.  Dick Toole had told his researcher, Delilah Ball-Hunt, while they were engaged in yet another experiment in bondage, to hold the story until Lancelot’s academic wife Charlotte had just issued a stiff reading list to the uncompromising young radical writer David Bentley, who lived in a suitcase with a revolutionary actress but had felt his horizons expanding when he met Charlotte at Victor Ludlow’s Hampstead house, a fantastic castle in which all of London gathered to watch an American film star breathing underwater in the swimming pool.”


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