A humorous look, in cartoon form, of scenes from the lives of prominent socialists, including Fidel Castro, Ho Chi Minh, Andreas Baader, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Chou En Lai, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ramsay Macdonald, Clement Attlee and more. Plus we find out the real reason for Vincent Van Gogh cutting off his ear.
Some of the drawings originally appeared in the magazine The New Statesman.
Slight creasing and grubbiness to front cover.
Martin Rowson is a freelance cartoonist and author.
Kevin Killane was a lecturer at the University of Chicago, and has also worked at the University of East Anglia and the University of Kabul. His other books include The Dialectics of Monetarism, The Moon & Napalm: Journeys to a Free Saigon, and Lower Than Vermin: An Anatomy of Thatcher's Britain.