Books: Caper Sauce

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED by CLIFFORD IRVING with RICHARD SUSKIND 378 pages. Grove Press. $1.95.

What really happened? The title protests a bit too much, implying that after the flood of words already published about the famous fabricated "autobiography" of Howard Hughes, only Clifford Irving, the famous fabricator, can tell the true story. To believe the confessions of Clifford Irving is a little like believing the confessions of Baron Munchausen; yet he tells his tale with a certain bravado. And one may satisfy a morbid interest by watching a man who could write his way...

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