Freud Ego

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In this autobiography, Sir Clement Freud comes clean about his feelings on being the grandson of the father of psychiatry, the brother of artist Lucien Freud, his early life as a spy, jockey and observer at the Nuremberg trials; and he shares his opinions in a range of subjects.

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What an extraordinary chap was Clement Freud. He was cantankerous, rude, incredibly talented and humorous. Whatever the man attempted, he gave 110% - read the chapter upon horse racing where Freud ... Read full review



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Clement Freud was born on April 24, 1924 in Berlin, Germany. During World War II, he joined the Royal Ulster Rifles. He began his career in the hotel business before turning to journalism. He starting writing about cooking for newspapers and magazines in the 1950s and later expanded to a variety of subjects such as sports. In the 1960s, his pet food commercials with a dog named Henry launched him on a long career as a television and radio personality. He was a regular panelist on the BBC's Just a Minute for more than 30 years. In 1968, he wrote the children's book Grimble and the sequel Grimble at Christmas in 1974. He also wrote an autobiography entitled Freud Ego. He began his political career in 1973 and continued in politics until 1987. He died on April 15, 2009 at the age of 84.

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