Mother Anderson's Secret Book of Wit & Wisdom - Stephen Francis (Paperback)

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In this special Madam and Eve volume, Mother Anderson shares her thoughts on surviving life's twists and turns with a little help from her old friend Gin & Tonic. A cantankerous cynic, her hobbies include watching TV, drinking gin & tonics and fighting with Eve and the mielie lady.

Product Details

Barcode
9781431401079
Department
Books
Released
1 Oct 2011
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Authors
Stephen Francis
Rico Schacherl
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Language
English
Number of Pages
96
Dimensions
148 x 163 x 5mm (140g)

Annotation

In this special Madam and Eve volume, Mother Anderson shares her thoughts on surviving life's twits and turns with a little help from her old friend Gin & Tonic. A cantankerous cynic, her hobbies include watching TV, drinking gin & tonics and fighting with Eve and the mielie lady.

Summary

Based on South Africa&;s beloved comic strip, this special volume features Madam & Eve's favorite grandmother, Mother Anderson, as she shares her thoughts on surviving life&;s twists and turns with a little help from her old friend, gin and tonic. Cantankerous yet warm and witty, Mother Anderson is depicted watching television and fighting with both Eve, her daughter&;s maid, and the mielie lady&;who frequently wakes the combative granny from her naps while selling ears of corn on the street. Entertaining and politically aware, this book provides a cynical and lighthearted perspective on life in South Africa.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Humor
BISAC Subject 1
History / Africa / South / Republic of South Africa
BISAC Subject 2
History / Africa / South / General
BISAC Subject 3
Humor / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
BISAC Subject 4
Humor / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
BIC Classification 1
Humour
Library Subject 1
South African wit and humor
Library Subject 2
Caricatures and cartoons - South Africa
Dewey Classification
741.5968
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Stephen Francis is a multi-award winning writer, radio and TV personality. Besides being the creator of South Africa's most popular cartoon strip, Madam & Eve together with artist Rico Schacherl, Stephen has also written over 28 episodes for the Madam & Eve television series, and one episode he penned -- won second place at the recent Rose d'Or Festival in Switzerland, scoring a coveted bronze award for best international situation comedy. Besides keeping a regular supply of daily cartoons going, Rico Schacherl also works on a wide variety of illustration and cartoon projects with clients ranging from corporate communication, editorial, education, magazines, publishing, television, comics and advertising. Further projects include animation concept and character creation and art direction for SABC 2's education programmes School TV, X-Marks the Spot and Just Chill; and e-TV's popular animated show Jozi Zoo.