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For nearly 50 years John Scott has subjected the South African scene to his unique brand of genial satire and throw-away humour. This selection is his latest columns, in which he pokes relentless fun at our pocket-filling politicians, but is gentler with other human foibles, such as the Springboks’ inability to beat the Japanese, the churches’ struggle to put bums on pews, teacher truancy, a co-pilot’s failure to pass his breathalyser test, how to understand a Spanish-speaking locomotive, and whether to save school kids from that archcolonialist, Shakespeare. He describes how he personally watched Pik Botha disappear behind a curtain one night with an air hostess, tried to persuade a still bashful Dr Christiaan Barnard to have his photograph taken, was challenged by Athol Fugard to a typing contest and, in one of his few serious moments, had an overwhelming encounter with Mother Teresa.
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Book Condition New
SKU 9780639911137
Author John Scott
Dimensions No
Format Paperback
Pages 150
Published Date No
Publisher Africana Publishers
Language English
Genre No
Series No