Peter Kettle

Portrait of the artist as a young man
Helpful votes received on reviews: 72% (123 of 171)
Location: Sussex, United Kingdom
Birthday: 4 April
In My Own Words:
I'm a painter and a writer who sells books on the internet. My paintings are mostly based on literature.

Music, especially opera; films, plays, concerts, and books.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 22,362 - Total Helpful Votes: 123 of 171
The Art of Pin-up by Sarahjane Blum
The Art of Pin-up by Sarahjane Blum
A surprising book. Among the many scholarly and beautifully produced Taschen books this is a stand out for me. The work displayed here is based on skill, observation, and hard work. How refreshing it would be if this could persuade the absurd and conceited world of Fine Art to present an exhibition of commercial artists who have created brilliant work throughout the modern period. Norman Rockwell, N. C. Wyeth, Robin Jacques, Milton Glaser, Alex Raymond, Frank Hampson, Chester Gould, Burne Hogarth, S R Badmin, and a thousand others, would be a popular show and one that should open the eyes and minds of the narrow minded group who dictate the absurdity of what constitutes much of our official… Read more
Karrimor Mens Bodmin Low lll Weathertite Trekking &hellip Karrimor
I resolved to improve my good health by walking. Aware that you can't just pop a pair of clogs on and walk out the door, these excellent shoes were brilliant from day one. Comfortable and dry, despite walking through wet tall grasses; they have put a spring into my step.
[Jude: Level 1 * *] [by: Julian Gough] by Julian Gough
4.0 out of 5 stars Truly an original voice, 29 April 2014
Funny, beautifully written, and without a single boring cliche in its 200 freshly laundered papyrus leaves. You may well have heard about Julian Gough, because his story, 'The Orphan And The Mob', whipped the BBC National Short Story Prize out of the hands of some brilliant writers. That story forms the opening of this saga, and I urge anyone who is interested in modern writing to jump on this right away. I also urge anyone who likes Flann O'Brien, Jack MacGowran, and Douglas Adams to buy it, and if you happen to qualify in all these areas I further advise you to decide becoming a book collector RIGHT NOW. It is a likely future classic. You can trump all your friends with your sound… Read more

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