Bizarre Romance

Bizarre Romance

Book - 2018
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Internationally bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger, and graphic artist Eddie Campbell, of such seminal works as From Hell by Alan Moore, collaborate on a wonderfully bizarre collection that celebrates and satirizes love of all kinds. With 16 different stories told through illustrated prose or comic panels, the couple explores the idiosyncratic nature of relationships in a variety of genres from fractured fairy tales to historical fiction to paper dolls.
Publisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2018.
ISBN: 9781419728532
Branch Call Number: F NIFFENEGGER
Characteristics: 158 pages : illustrations. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Campbell, Eddie 1955-- Illustrator


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KickyMcGee Aug 17, 2018

Art and writing come together in many media, but when a best-selling author and her highly esteemed husband decide to make a book blending their two crafts, the result (in this case) is something amazing. A collection of short stories and accompanying illustrations - or just as often drawings tied together with snippets of prose, depending on the story - this book's premise overshadows its content... By which I mean that it offers so many themes and genres that few of us will love every single page. On the whole, it IS amazing, and it's well worth looking at. You will very likely find something you love in here, no matter what you like in art and/or stories.

DPLSaraQT Jun 21, 2018

Thirteen short stories. Text by the writerly spouse, images by the imagery spouse. Sometimes it was hard to tell where one ended and the other began. Several fairy-themed stories of the darker, tricksy kind. Highly recommended for lovers of magic realism.


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