Clive James, long hailed as an entertainer, is earning critical plaudits for his rendering of Dante's classic poem. Photo: Bloomberg Clive James, long hailed as an entertainer, is earning critical plaudits for his rendering of Dante's classic poem. Photo: Bloomberg
Clive James, long hailed as an entertainer, is earning critical plaudits for his rendering of Dante's classic poem. Photo: Bloomberg

Closing acts: Clive James

Clive James has endured his own circle of hell in health and emotional terms, adding pathos to publication of his 'Divine Comedy' translation, writes Robert McCrum

Clive James, long hailed as an entertainer, is earning critical plaudits for his rendering of Dante's classic poem. Photo: Bloomberg Clive James, long hailed as an entertainer, is earning critical plaudits for his rendering of Dante's classic poem. Photo: Bloomberg
Clive James, long hailed as an entertainer, is earning critical plaudits for his rendering of Dante's classic poem. Photo: Bloomberg
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