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Description - Mixed Messages by Anthea Bell

In his most recent collection of cartoons, Sempe turns his attention to the trappings of modern life, from mobile phones to designer water. He also takes a fresh look at some of his favourite topics and archetypes, such as struggling artists, aloof psychiatrists and unhappy couples. Whether he's poking fun at the urbane patrons of fashionable restaurants or the inhabitants of sleepy hamlets, Sempe treats all his subjects with equal amounts of insight and affection. These inimitable drawings and watercolours, accompanied by perfectly judged deadpan captions, are fresh, engaging and funny, and will appeal to cartoon connoisseurs and Francophiles as well as the general public .

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714845432
ISBN-10: 0714845434
Format: Hardback
(270mm x 220mm x 20mm)
Pages: 104
Imprint: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Anthea Bell

Jean-Jacques Sempe (b. 1932) Expelled from school for bad behaviour, Sempe enjoyed a vast range of jobs including wine broker and supervisor at children's holiday camps. His world renowned illustrations and cartoons are featured on the covers of the New Yorker magazine and amuse the readers of Paris Match and the Figaro Litteraire on a weekly basis.

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