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Sleepwalk

and Other Stories

By Adrian Tomine

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| Paperback | 9781896597126

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Book Description

Collecting the first four issues of Adrian Tomine's acclaimed comic series optic nerve, this book offers sixteen concise, haunting tales of modern life. The characters here appear to be well-adjusted on the surface, but Tomine takes us deeper in Continue

Collecting the first four issues of Adrian Tomine's acclaimed comic series optic nerve, this book offers sixteen concise, haunting tales of modern life. The characters here appear to be well-adjusted on the surface, but Tomine takes us deeper into their lives, subtly examining their struggle to connect with friends and lovers.

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    It's an interesting premise to use the comic medium to explore very real-life, intimate experiences like revisiting a lost love, voyeurism and even death.

    I've been told this is like 'Strangers in Paradise' but either way, it's refreshing to r ...(continue)

    It's an interesting premise to use the comic medium to explore very real-life, intimate experiences like revisiting a lost love, voyeurism and even death.

    I've been told this is like 'Strangers in Paradise' but either way, it's refreshing to read a comic which talks about real life and commonplace experiences instead of the usual fantasy (e.g. Gaiman) or superhero premises comics always explore.

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  • English Books
  • Paperback 102 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 1896597122
  • ISBN-13: 9781896597126
  • Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
  • Publish date: 1998-10-01
  • Dimensions: 64 mm x 1,225 mm x 1,741 mm
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