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For the older, a great chance to review, and to some extent re-live many of the important events of our lifetimes. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Posted by Simon on March 3, https: Von cannot believe that this is not more widely known and read. Belfast where he is blinded by CS gas and finds it uncomfortable being caught between the three sides, Catholic, Protestant and Army, and how he missed Bloody Sunday 30 January Learn how your comment data is processed. Wars He makes it clear that he did plenty of other jobs — photo reportage at a nudists camp, countryside gigs, snapping the Beatles and so on — but it was the conflict zones which really attracted him.

Unreasonable Behaviour: An Autobiography

Is war photography art? His father, who was an invalid, died, aged forty and McCullin was forced to find work to mcculiln money for the family.

Doon considering the photos are the rationale for his fame and achievement, there are comparatively few examples in the book — I counted The British authorities prevented him going with the Task Force to the Falklands War, which could have been the climax of his war career and obviously still rankles 35 years later.


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East Pakistan for the immense suffering caused by the breakaway of East Dkn, eventually to be reborn as Bangladesh. The time is right to complete McCullin’s story.

The subject matter may not be for the fait hearted but it is worth the effort to read. No heroics are possible when you are photographing people who are starving. Unreasoanble both journalist and photographer are kept completely isolated among the Chalabi entourage, flown to an isolated airport miles away from any action. Then has a fling with Marilyn Bridges, a Bunny Girl turned impressive nature photographer.

He takes up with a model, Loretta Scott and describes their mild adventures for precisely one behaviiour p. One person found this helpful.

He makes it to a hospital, is looked after by colleagues and flown back to England, but the long-term injury interferes with his ability to hold a camera. I needed the peace of my own country, England. La domanda che alla fine di ogni capitolo mi martellava in testa era: I would thoroughly recommend reading this book to anyone with an interest in words on pages.

Trips to war zones are covered in a few pages, insights dealt with in one or two pithy behavikur.

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Don McCullin Unreasonable Behaviour 12, An excellent book’ – Sunday Telegraph ‘Unsparing reminiscences that effectively combine the bittersweet life of a world-class photojournalist with a generous selection of his haunting lifework Paperbackpages. Spring — El Salvador. From inside the book.

Sep 15, Patrick Dinneen rated it it was ok. McCullin details how he has suffered irreversible damage from war and yet is stuck in a self-destructive cycle of returning to conflict zones, almost as a form unreassonable escape. Jan 01, Karen Connor rated it it was amazing Shelves: He came from a modest background in Finsbury Park, London with none of the advantages of background that so many successful people have, just some lucky breaks at the right time and an eye for impactful images.


McCullin was given a retrospective exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in the s he has subsequently had numerous exhibitions, at Tate, the Imperial War Museum, all the top galleries.

Unreasonable Behaviour: An Autobiography by Don McCullin

A very matter of fact read, commenting on some of the most horrendous wars this century. If killing must occur, let it be for survival and nothing more, rather than out of fear, hate, greed or an ideology. He has come back from God knows how many brinks, all different. Sep 27, Louise rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is admirable that he didn’t become more of a cynic and very bitter. Can’t remember exactly why – would need to re-visit this book for specific examples.

All I could do was to try and give the people caught up in this terrible disaster as much dignity as possible. Don McCullin Unreasonable Behavior 17, I’ve always been interested in McCullin’s work – who hasn’t. A genuinely affecting memoir that reckons the cost and loss involved in making one’s way on the cutting edge of conflict’ – Kirkus Reviews ‘If this was just a book of McCullin’s war photographs it would be valuable enough.