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A Little Bit of Paris

A Little Bit of Paris Renowned New Yorker cover illustrater Jean Jacques Semp illustrates the quirky charm of France s capital and it s residents with his signature style and gentle sense of humor and irony His drawings ar

  • Title: A Little Bit of Paris
  • Author: Jean-Jacques Sempé
  • ISBN: 9780789315717
  • Page: 371
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Renowned New Yorker cover illustrater Jean Jacques Semp illustrates the quirky charm of France s capital and it s residents with his signature style and gentle sense of humor and irony His drawings are famed for their striking use of pen and ink, their inimitable style, and most of all for their satire and tragic comic vision The 128 drawings in this charming portfolioRenowned New Yorker cover illustrater Jean Jacques Semp illustrates the quirky charm of France s capital and it s residents with his signature style and gentle sense of humor and irony His drawings are famed for their striking use of pen and ink, their inimitable style, and most of all for their satire and tragic comic vision The 128 drawings in this charming portfolio are sweet and sentimental They somehow manage to be gentle even when the topic is difficult They probe the quirkiness of life in Paris and wordlessly pinpoint the quintessential features of the City of Light, creating a world peopled by lovers strolling along the Seine, culture mavens preening in the Louvre, and characters who are ready to see the comic and the light hearted beyond life s problems Anyone who has fallen in love with Paris will be sure to cherish this charming keepsake.

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    About "Jean-Jacques Sempé"

    1. Jean-Jacques Sempé

      17 ans, Semp roule bicyclette pour un courtier en vins En 1960, il d marre avec Goscinny l aventure du petit Nicolas, dressant une inoubliable galerie de portraits d affreux jojos qui tapissent depuis notre imaginaire dixit Goscinny Son humour fin, subtil et allusif alli un formidable sens du d risoire caract risent toute son ouvre Sa plume traduit sa vision tendrement ironique de nos travers et des travers du monde Aujourd hui, Semp est l auteur d une trentaine d albums En 1988, il a illustr Catherine Certitude, de Patrick Modiano Il dessine r guli rement pour L Express, T l rama, le New Yorker et expose ses dessins et ses aquarelles Munich, New York, Londres ou Salzburg, o il rencontre toujours un tr s vif succ s.

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    1. A charming collection of cartoons by Sempe (best known for his many drawings for The New Yorker), with subjects drawn from the French countryside. Each little piece made me smile. Often there are several sly jokes to be made, and I think the vast majority are understandable and entertaining even if you have only a passing familiarity with French culture. It deals largely with the clash of technology vs. the Old World presence of France and the more general generational shift in lifestyles, with [...]



    2. This book is a marvellous collection of caricatures of the quotidian life in Paris. There are just a couple of sentences. So it`s not much to read.But everyone who loves Paris should own a copy.



    3. I absolutely adore this collection of cartoons by one of my favourite authors/cartoonists, Sempé.Although I have read this folio a number of times, each time I open it again I cannot help but smile in wonder at each new detail I find within these illustrations. Sempé perfectly captures the essence of Paris in these playful yet poignant drawings of everyday life, often with true Sempé-esque satirical humour. Anyone who has ever traveled to the French capital will both love and long for quaint [...]


    4. Sempé had captured MY Paris! All those quirky moments, little ironies and joys and frustrations of daily life. And I found it impossible to merely flip through The rest of my review here


    5. No words really. All drawings of Paris life. I'd love to jump into his sketches, have a cafe with a croissant and take a walk.



    6. Beautiful, overcrowded, romantic Paris. Paris with the pavement café, balconies, small parks, narrow alleys, roller skaters, and above all, Eiffel tower. Chaostic Paris.


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