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CLL Life

by Anonymous

05 May 2011 at 11:46

Clive James CLL diagnosis

Clive james diagnosed with CLL amongst other conditions

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1382876/Clive-James-reveals-battle-cancer.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

 

 

It is unfortunate that Clive James, prolific journalist, TV & radio presenter, poet, novelist, memoirist, comedic performer and fellow of The Royal Society for Literature has added the CLL club to his repertoire. I am intrigued about his recent poems

 

From the Australian:

 

Clive James, the expatriate Australian critic and poet, is battling leukemia.

 

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/clive-jamess-leukemia-battle/story-e6frg6nf-1226047263923

 

“Free notes that in a recent poem, Vertical Envelopment, James refers to hospitalisations for emphysema and a blood clot, and a diagnosis of leukemia.”

 

Clive James says "The big thing I am working on, and the one that needs most of the energy I have so little of, is a second volume of my book Cultural Amnesia,"

 

Free writes. "Poetry was the instrument he reached for" to write about the illness that almost claimed him last year.

 

 



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