Garland Coma

New Zealand-born political cartoonist for the Daily Telegraph since 1966, Nicholas Garland has provided 40 woodcut illustrations for the new Novela by son Alex “The Beach” Garland. The book describes the dream-like interior life of a man left permanently semi-conscious after being beaten up on a train. Garland senior, now knighted, drew the original satirical comic strip The Wonderful World of Barry McKenzie for Private Eye in the 1960s.

 


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Hamish Bennett’s Bellbird Antidote to Winter Gloom

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