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A French Affair: The Paris Beat 1965-1998
A French Affair: The Paris Beat 1965-1998
by Mary Blume, Ronald Searle
Paperback from Plume
 
A French Affair : The Paris Beat, 1965-1998
A French Affair : The Paris Beat, 1965-1998
by Mary Blume, Ronald Searle (Illustrator)
Even the most dedicated expat rarely manages to completely fit into an adopted foreign culture. It's precisely this quality that allows American Mary Blume to so thoughtfully observe and record Paris, the city that's served as her home for over three decades, though its ways may still mystify her. In A French Affair--a collection of essays published in the International Herald Tribune--the columnist deftly captures the quirks and changes that are visible only to those who live in France, though they may be most interesting to those who don't.
In these commentaries--ranging from the opening of invention conventions to the mire of bureaucracy that accompanies the naming of a street (which may only be named after dead people, preferably deceased for at least 15 years)--Blume unveils the French quest for perfection in a world that's perfectly imperfect because of French design, and how the logic of Descartes's descendents--regarding such points as grammar--is sometimes extreme to the point of being irrational. She captures trends, from the fashionable la ratte potato to the metric system. She records notable moments---the death of a designer, the opening of a charm school for men--and notable people, such as Renoir's jet-setting son and Simone de Beauvoir. Of course, this being a book about France, Blume occasionally delves into food, be it the inner workings of a soup kitchen or the launching of cooking classes taught by royalty. With these witty and insightful short snippets, Blume provides small, crystal-clear windows into true French life--a rare accomplishment from an expatriate or a native. --Melissa Rossi - Amazon.com
Hardcover from Free Press
 
Too Many Songs by Tom Lehrer
Too Many Songs by Tom Lehrer
by Tom Lehrer, Ronald Searle
Paperback from Random House Trade Paperbacks
1981
 
Railway of Hell
by Reginald Burton, Ronald Searle
Hardcover from Pen & Sword

 
Ronald Searle in Le Monde
by Ronald Searle, University of Chicago Press
Hardcover from University of Chicago Press (Trd)
 
Slightly Foxed but Still Desirable: Ronald Searle's Wicked World Book of Collecting
by Ronald Searle
Hardcover from Souvenir Pr Ltd
1994

Wicked Etiquette: Over 700 Faux Pas to Avoid in Bed and Out
by Sarah Kortum, Ronald Searle
Book Description: Move over, Miss Manners! This collection of the most irate, emphatic, and amusing condemnations of impropriety from the past 700 years supplies indispensable nuggets of advice for almost everyone. Dieters and gluttons, waiters and wallflowers, athletes and musicians, lawyers and dogs--all can benefit from these pearls of wisdom, culled from etiquette books since the 14th century. Consider, for example, this suggestion from 1883: "Get rid at once of offensive teeth, remembering that an empty house is better than a bad tenant." With witty drawings complementing the helpful hints, this tongue-in-cheek guide to the best of bad behavior is as useful today as when the rules were written. Ideal for lovers of time travel who want to luxuriate in bygone eras of carriage rides and shooting parties, it also makes the perfect gift for that special someone who needs a push in the right direction. Because good manners never go out of style. 
Hardcover from Sterling Publications

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To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings 1939-1945
by Ronald Searle
Searle survived the Burma Railway, just, and returned with a unique visual record of the tragedy. He narrates the tale with great humility, brevity and flashes of dark humor. An important addition to the military historian's library. Db.
Hardcover from Atlantic Monthly Press ISBN 0871130734
1986
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The terror of St Trinian's : or, Angela's Prince Charming 
by Timothy Shy, Ronald Searle 
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The Curse of St. Trinian's: The Best of the Drawings 
by Ronald Searle 
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The addict; a terrible tale
by Ronald Searle
Unknown Binding from S. Greene Press
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More Cats
by Ronald, Searle
Hardcover from E P Dutton
1976
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The Hatless Man: An Anthology of Odd and Forgotten Manners
by Sarah Kortum, Ronald Searle, Ronald Seale
Hardcover from Viking Press

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Ronald Searle
by Ronald Searle
Hardcover from Wh Smith Pub
1979
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By rocking chair across Russia
by Alex Atkinson, Ronald Searle
Unknown Binding
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Searle's Zoodiac
by Ronald Searle
Unknown Binding from Dobson
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Searle's Cats.
by Ronald, Searle
Hardcover from E P Dutton
1967
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Ronald Searle: A Biography
by Russell Davies
Hardcover from Trafalgar Square
1991
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The Situation Is Hopeless
by Ronald Searle
Paperback from Viking Press
1982
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Ronald Searle's Big Fat Cat Book
by Ronald Searle
Hardcover from Little Brown & Company
1982
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The Great Fur Opera : Annals of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1670-1970
by Ronald Searle, Kildare Dobbs
Unknown Binding from McClelland and Stewart
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Ronald Searle in Perspective/the Best of His Work 1938-1985

Hardcover from Little Brown & Company
1985
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Searles Cat
by Ronald Searle
Hardcover from Douglas Mcintyre/see Pgw
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Ronald Searle's Non-Sexist Dictionary
by Ronald Searle
Paperback from Ten Speed Press
1989
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Chaplain on the River Kwai
by Chaim Nussbaum, Ronald Searle
Paperback from SPI Books
1987
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Chaplain on the River Kwai: Story of a Prisoner of War
by Chaim Nussbaum, Ronald Searle
Hardcover from SPI Books
1987
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