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Returns to Normal His book title notwithstanding, normal is not included in British cartoonist Glen Baxter's visual vocabulary. Baxter's latest collection, Returns to NormalFiction His book title notwithstanding, normal is not included in British cartoonist Glen Baxter's visual vocabulary. Baxter's latest collection, 1994-04-01

Returns to Normal

Genre: Fiction; Author: Glen Baxter

His book title notwithstanding, normal is not included in British cartoonist Glen Baxter’s visual vocabulary. Baxter’s latest collection, Returns to Normal, consolidates his obsessions- knights, cowboys, private-school students, and eccentric families, all entangled in absurdist conundrums and rituals: Robin Hood and his merry men wrestle over the remote control; a military squadron hunts down a boy in possession of overdue library books; a group of leaderless scouts rings a campfire over a caption that deadpans, ”The best part of the day was the singalong round the smouldering remains of the scoutmaster’s luggage.” Baxter’s oblique surrealism and wobbly characters make him a cartoon original, with a knack for menacing understatement that would have warmed Charles Addams’ heart. A