The Quotations of Oscar Wilde: Illustrated by Simon Drew

The Quotations of Oscar Wilde: Illustrated by Simon Drew

by SimonDrew (Author)

Synopsis

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 for this book of his most interesting quotations. They have been married 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.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 48
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club Ltd
Published: 15 Aug 2004

ISBN 10: 1851494774
ISBN 13: 9781851494774

Author Bio
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