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  • [Giles’s] genius was capturing the views of ordinary folk . . . Wonderful cartoons.

    Nick Robinson, Radio 4 Today
  • [The] secrets of much-loved wartime cartoonist Giles [are] revealed in a new book . . . The cartoons that had kept the Reynold’s News readers laughing, including many of heroic Russians such as an amiable Joseph Stalin propping up a bar, or a doughty little peasant woman bringing in a clump of roped-up captured German soldiers – have been collected for the first time in Giles’s War.

  • The cartoons offer a vivid portrayal of the war, of Giles’s formative years and of a brief chapter in the history of co-operative journalism, when it boasted a future icon among its ranks.

    Co-operative News
  • A new book of WWII cartoons by Giles shows why his humour was so popular at the time . . . Giles’s efforts can still surprise and even raise a smile.

    Morning Star
  • This treasurable collection includes more than 100 cartoons that have not been seen for 75 years.


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