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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.

Additional Information

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