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The London Lover by Clancy Sigal

The London Lover

My Weekend that Lasted Thirty Years

Clancy Sigal

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1 review

Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication date: 3 May 2018
ISBN: 9781408885802

An exuberant, careening memoir, a modern day Tom Jones, rich with the sights, sounds and people from a life led to the full in Britain and America in the 1950s, `60s and `70s If Fielding's Tom Jones were alive in post-war England he might have been Clancy Sigal, the American author of this restlessly curious memoir.

5 stars out of 5
4 Jul 2019

"Sigal is a terrific storyteller and London Lover is a terrific story."

A cast of characters streaks across the pages like solar flares. He covers the trial of the Moors Murderers, takes boxing lessons from Henry Cooper, watches the 1966 World Cup final with Ralph Miliband, works with Laurence Olivier on a musical about the Cuban missile crisis and fights Mosleyite thugs as part of the anti-Nazi league.

Sigal is a terrific storyteller and London Lover is a terrific story. If you’re searching for something to keep you on the edge of your sun lounger this summer, look no further.