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Eric Clark

Jan 10, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

ERIC CLARK, who has died aged 81, earned his living as a self-employed author and journalist for nearly 50 years; at a time of declining newspaper fees and book advances, he and his writer wife, Marcelle Bernstein, raised three children and paid their mortgage as freelancers. It is not a path that many could follow today.

Clark always dressed far better than most reporters. He had the look of a man who travelled solely by taxi, but this exterior hid the heart of a teenager who, on leaving ...