Epileptic

by | Editor: Pantheon
Average vote of 219
| 2 total contributions of which 2 reviews , 0 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
David B. spent an idyllic early childhood in a small town near Orléans, France, but the family's life changed abruptly when his big brother Jean-Christophe was struck with epilepsy at age eleven. In search of a cure, their parents dragged the family ...Continua
Ha scritto il 07/11/10
It is a strange book. Some pages are fantastic, other are awful (especially in the first half), from a comic book point of view, because it's too often the captions that carry out the narration, and too rarely the drawings. The majority of the book s ...Continua
  • 2 mi piace
Ha scritto il 07/11/07
Even though this is supposed to have inspired / be better than Persepolis (and the drawings are more sophisticated it's true) it wasn't nearly such an engaging story.

Once you got the gist of it a few pages in (his brother has epilepsy, the fa

Once you got the gist of it a few pages in (his brother has epilepsy, the family struggle to deal with it) it's hard to keep going to reach the end of the 300+ pages. David B.'s reaction to the emotional drama he and his family go though is to retreat into himself and this makes it hard to engage and empathise with him in the book...

It feels a bit awful saying this; after all it's his life here! but... I think he could have got his side across, even with a bit of judicious editing. ...Continua


- TIPS -
Nessun elemento trovato
Aggiungi per primo una citazione!

- TIPS -
Nessun elemento trovato
Aggiungi per primo una immagine!

- TIPS -
Nessun elemento trovato
Aggiungi per primo una nota!

- TIPS -
Nessun elemento trovato
Aggiungi per primo un video!

Lorem Ipsum Color sit Amet
di Nome Autore
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur Suspendisse varius consequat feugiat.
Scheda libro
Aggiungi