The Book of Jones: A Tribute to the Mercurial, Manic, and Utterly Seductive Cat #2020

The Book of Jones: A Tribute to the Mercurial, Manic, and Utterly Seductive Cat By Ralph Steadman The Book of Jones A Tribute to the Mercurial Manic and Utterly Seductive Cat The author of The Grapes of Ralph has produced an irresistible combination of words and images that brings Jones the cat vividly to life In The Book of Jones Steadman captures the special grace of ca
  • Title: The Book of Jones: A Tribute to the Mercurial, Manic, and Utterly Seductive Cat
  • Author: Ralph Steadman
  • ISBN: 9780151003099
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Book of Jones: A Tribute to the Mercurial, Manic, and Utterly Seductive Cat By Ralph Steadman The author of The Grapes of Ralph has produced an irresistible combination of words and images that brings Jones the cat vividly to life In The Book of Jones, Steadman captures the special grace of cats and the strange power that they possess to enchant us Line art throughout.
    The Book of Jones: A Tribute to the Mercurial, Manic, and Utterly Seductive Cat By Ralph Steadman
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    1. Ralph Steadman

      Ralph Steadman born Wallasey, May 15, 1936 is a British cartoonist and caricaturist.Born in Wallasey, Cheshire, and brought up in Towyn, North Wales, Steadman attended Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan high school , Abergele, East Ham Technical College and the London College of Printing and Graphic Arts during the 1960s, doing freelance work for Punch, Private Eye, the Daily Telegraph, The New York Times and Rolling Stone during this time.Steadman is renowned for his political and social caricatures and cartoons and also for illustrating a number of picture books Awards that he has won for his work include the Francis Williams Book Illustration Award for Alice in Wonderland, the American Society of Illustrators Certificate of Merit, the W H Smith Illustration Award for I Leonardo, the Dutch Silver Paintbrush Award for Inspector Mouse, the Italian Critica in Erba Prize for That s My Dad, the BBC Design Award for postage stamps, the Black Humour Award in France, and several Designers and Art Directors Association Awards He was voted Illustrator of the Year by the American Institute of Graphic Arts in 1979.Steadman had a long partnership with the American journalist Hunter S Thompson, drawing pictures for several of his articles and books He accompanied Thompson to the Kentucky Derby for an article for the magazine Scanlan s, to the Honolulu Marathon for the magazine Running, and illustrated both Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail 72 Much of Steadman s artwork revolves around Raoul Duke style caricatures of Thompson bucket hats, cigarette holder and aviator sunglasses.Steadman appears on the second disc of the Criterion Collection Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas DVD set, in a documentary called Fear and Loathing in Gonzovision , which was made by the BBC in 1978, of Thompson planning the tower and cannon that his ashes were later blasted out of The cannon was atop a 153 ft tower of Thompson s fist gripping a peyote button Thompson demands that Steadman gives the fist two thumbs, Right now As well as writing and illustrating his own books and Thompson s, Steadman has worked with writers including Ted Hughes and Brian Patten, and also illustrated editions of Alice In Wonderland, Treasure Island, Animal Farm and most recently, Fahrenheit 451.Among the British public, Steadman is well known for his illustrations for the catalogues of the off licence chain Oddbins He also designed the labels for Flying Dog beer and Cardinal Spiced Zin , which was banned in Ohio for Steadman s disturbing interpretation of a Catholic cardinal on its label.Steadman also illustrates Will Self s column in The Independent newspaper Johnny Depp s anthology of songs, Rogue s Gallery Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys 2006 surprisingly contains two contributions from Steadman He sings lead on Little Boy Billee , and sings backing vocals on Eliza Carthy s song Rolling Sea Depp played Raoul Duke in the film adaptation of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.Steadman currently lives with his wife in Kent, England.

    263 thoughts on “The Book of Jones: A Tribute to the Mercurial, Manic, and Utterly Seductive Cat”

    1. I was hanging out at a friend s house last night after a night at the bar and I always like to check out his books because while we share many favorite authors he is much widely read and there s normally something I haven t seen laying around Being the only sober person there also affords me the opportunity to peruse his shelves while the other revelers entertain themselves with mindless discussions that that seem earth shattering to them This book caught my eye so I read through it while stand [...]


    2. Lots of charming messy line sketches with surprising expression Entertaining story including tidbits regarding this cat s owner, Hunter S Thompson I enjoyed this quick read





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