Sempe : Nothing is Simple (Jean-Jacques Sempe)
Phaidon Press (2 Oct 2006): A mix of surreal situations and everyday moments from the cartooning of the famous Jean-Jacques Sempe, full of mishievous schoolboys, thwarted lovers, snooty holiday makers and frustrated commuters, all given humourous life with a text by 'Asterix the Gaul' translator, Anthea Bell.
About the Author
Jean-Jacques Sempe (b. 1932) Expelled from school for bad behaviour, Sempe enjoyed a vast range of jobs including wine broker and supervisor at children's holiday camps. His world renowned illustrations and cartoons are featured on the covers of the New Yorker magazine and amuse the readers of Paris Match and the Figaro Litteraire on a weekly basis.