The concept behind the book is a very interesting one. We live in such a violent society that the violence inside of the book isn't really that shocking anymore. This story is a character study into what a small decision can do to change a person's life entirely. I was not too fond of the artistic style of the book. It was drawn to stark and at times it seemed sloppy. If another style had been adopted, it could have been more interesting. I have seen the movie that is based off of this novel and found it more interesting than the book. Nonetheless, I think it is still worth a look. However, if you have a weak stomach, this perhaps is not the book for you as there are many truly graphic illustrations....Continua
Fantastic writing! This book is so good I finished it in a day! The best way to read this book is to read it without knowing anything (I didn't watch the movie) so that the twists in the plot come as a surprise to you.
Great great graphic novel in spite of the fact that it's done only in black and white. Warning - the violence is really graphic so this is not for the faint-hearted. ;)...Continua