In his first full length work since Shortcomings in 2007, Adrian Tomine has produced another unforgettable collection of stories and characters: 'Amber Sweet' shows the disastrous impact of mistaken identity in a hyper-connected world; 'A Brief History of the Art Form Known as Hortisculpture' details the invention and destruction of a vital new art form in short comic strips; 'Translated, from the Japanese' is a lush, full-colour display of storytelling through still images; 'Intruders' depicts a man obsessively trying to find his way back to a former life.
From the master of the small gesture, it is a fraught, realist masterpiece about the weight of love and its absence, the pride and disappointment of family, the anxiety and hopefulness of being alive in the twenty-first century.Über den Autor:
Born in Sacramento in 1974, Adrian Tomine is the author of the acclaimed series Optic Nerve, that has been running since 1991. His work has also appeared in the New Yorker and Esquire, among other publications. His books include Shortcomings, which was awarded the Gold Medal at the 2008 IPPYS and was a 2007 New York Times Notable Book, Summer Blonde, Sleepwalk, Scenes From an Impending Marriage, and, most recently, New York Drawings, all of which are published by Faber in the UK.
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Buchbeschreibung Faber And Faber Ltd. Okt 2015, 2015. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 241x171x25 mm. Neuware - 'Adrian Tomine can draw, think, write and feel. He sees everything, he knows everything; he's in your apartment, he's on the subway, he's in your dreams . He has more ideas in twenty panels than novelists have in a lifetime.' Zadie Smith In his first full-length work since Shortcomings in 2007, and working with colour for the first time, Adrian Tomine has produced a darkly funny and deeply moving collection of stories which showcases his exceptional range of focus and technique. A masterpiece about the anxieties of being alive in the twenty-first century, Killing and Dying is Tomine's most ambitious and empathetic work to date. Born in Sacramento in 1974, Adrian Tomine is the author of the acclaimed comic series Optic Nerve . His books include Shortcomings , Summer Blonde , Sleepwalk , Scenes from an Impending Marriage and, most recently, New York Drawings , all of which are published by Faber in the UK. Since 1999, his comics and illustrations have appeared regularly in The New Yorker , where he has created more than a dozen iconic covers. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and daughters. 121 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780571325146