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Quotations of Oscar Wilde: The Drawings of Simon Drew

Quotations of Oscar Wilde: The Drawings of Simon Drew

By (author) Simon Drew

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  • A declaration of not only the genius of Oscar Wilde, but also that of Simon Drew
  • An absolute must for the multitude of Drew zealots out there, and an excellent introduction to the world of Drew for the poor unfortunates who have yet to discover him
Full Description
The genius of Oscar Wilde has so often been compared with that of Simon Drew, and for the very first time you can witness the best work of the two intellectual maestros in the same volume. If you want to see an illustration of "I have nothing to declare but my genius" you won't find it in this book. If you can recall Wilde's witty comment that has something to do with "gutters" and "looking at the stars" you won't find it here. The most famous, (and corny) Wilde lines have been avoided and replaced instead with his most interesting quotations. They have been combined with suitable cat and dog illustrations, in the usual Drew style, that will sometimes clarify (but more likely confuse) the meanings of Wilde's quips. If you want a book to give you guidance, and to supply you with a philosophy to live your life by, this isn't the book for you. If you want a good laugh and the ability to pass Wilde's most obscure remarks off as your own, buy it. Buy it now.
About the Author
Simon Drew lives in Dartmouth, England, with his wife, Caroline, and his dog, Rabbit. He works mainly in pen and ink, making fiendishly inventive drawings of everyday objects, birds and animals embellished with devious rhymes and word play. His work is widely acclaimed and exhibited, and is already the subject of numerous books. Drew's designs are also incorporated into a wide variety of stationery and accessories ranging from cards, mugs, t-shirts and aprons. - See more at: http://www.accdistribution.com/us/store/pv/9781851497768/the-wisdom-of-wine/simon-drew?layout=popup#sthash.Bfqp9DQW.dpuf
Specifications
Publisher
ACC Art Books
ISBN
9781851494774
Published
20th Apr 2016
Binding
Hardback
Size
210 mm x 152 mm
Pages
48 Pages
Illustrations
44 color, b&w
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