Epileptic

Epileptic

Fiction, Graphic Novels & Manga , Graphic Novels
Paperback Published on: 23/03/2006
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Synopsis

'A work of deep, deep darkness and luminosity' - The Guardian

The most acclaimed European graphic novel of the last ten years, Epileptic is David B.'s story of his brother's battle with epilepsy - but it turns into a penetrating and sometimes lacerating self-examination on the author's part, as he delves into his own complex emotions and his family's troubled history, as well as his own youthful fantasy life.

Particularly pointed is his description of the family journey from one attempted cure to another, including acupuncture, spiritualism and macrobiotics. David B.'s drawing is utterly extraordinary, balancing literal representation and expressionist psychological distortion.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780224079204
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 698g
  • Dimensions: 219 x 167 x 23 mm

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