Rod Quantock - Double Disillusion [Comedy/Satire/Politics]
The back cover blurb:- Sheep with guns.
Biscuits with attitude.
Aliens with orbital sanders.
People with a lot to answer for.
Rod Quantock with a book that should have brought down a government! A book alight with revolutionary zeal and undiluted vitriol. And yet at the same time, in so very many quiet ways, a tender, fragrant book lovingly crafted to be a Timeless Treasure and, of course, a Joy Forever.
And as for the author: he is a one of Australia's most original and inventive comedians. 'Double Disillusion' is a collection of highlights from the insightful newspaper column which he wrote for several years, and his memorable live performances including the eponymous 'Double Disillusion', 'Crown of Thorns' and ' Sunrise Boulevarde'.
In fact, Rod Quantock is a self educated man who left school at 24 after only five years at Melbourne University failing architecture.
Trekking overland to Europe, mastering the cello at the Ecole de Beaux Arts in Paris, sharing the strugle of the people of El Salvador , smuggling computer parts into the Eastern bloc and working at the Pentagon are just some of the things this stay at home Melbourne born and bred resident would never dream of doing.
And of course the rest is history.
Contents pages are shown in photos 4 - 6.
230 pages. Published by Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd in 1999 [1st Edition]. ISBN 0******0023-3. [Approx 21.5 x 13.5 x 1.7cms & 290g].
This book is in good condition with pages clean, tightly bound and no creasing of the spine. Minor signs of use/storage to the cover as per photos 1 & 2. There is some spotting to the edges of the closed pages, mostly along the top, and some very light spotting inside the covers.
Also have a few other books with a humourous bent listed separately at present.
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- Date Listed:18/12/2018
- Last Edited:18/12/2018
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