I Am Moderately Fond of Australia


Phil Somerville's cartoons bear quiet witness to the absurd, the foolish, the frail, the whimsical, the paradoxical, and all sorts of other human stuff. They freeze a moment or unfurl a story, all of which overlay an optimistic cri de coeur: laugh ‘til you think! He draws country roads and city crowds, T-shirts and toilets, balloons, beaches, parking meters, dogs, little men in glasses, and multi-coloured testicles. He draws about alienation, intimacy, sex, death, God, fear, jingoism, delusion, the cosmos and multi-coloured testicles. This collection, including new cartoons and many originally published in The Bulletin, Nexus, The Australian's Review of Books and weekly in The Sydney Morning Herald, ranges from read more

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ISBN:

9781876719845

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

21cm x 20cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Pop Culture

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

05 October 2001

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Phil Somerville