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Nothng is simple

Author: Sempé
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Phaidon Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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"Jean-Jacques Sempe's witty drawings and keen eye for the finer points of the human condition have delighted readers in France and beyond for over forty years. Now, his sharply observed and beautifully drawn cartoons are available in English for the first time." "'Nothing is Simple' is classic Sempe - a timeless mix of tender moments and absurd situations. Sempe's world is populated by nosy neighbours, mischievous  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sempé, 1932-
Nothng is simple.
London ; New York, NY : Phaidon Press, c2006
(OCoLC)649382382
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sempé
ISBN: 0714844837 9780714844831
OCLC Number: 76880525
Notes: Translated by Anthea Bell.
Description: 147 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Other Titles: Rien n'est simple.
Responsibility: Sempé.

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A collection of illustrations by world-renowned cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempe.  Read more...

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'Sempe goes about showing us up with great good nature. - his drawing is consistently delightful.' Anthea Bell, Sunday Telegraph, 24 September 2006 'drawings [that] are eloquent in every language.' Read more...

 
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