Earthling

Earthling

Book - 2014
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"The German cartoonist Aisha Franz's debut graphic novel details a day in the life of two sisters and their single mother. Set in a soulless suburb populated by block after block of identical row houses bordered by empty fields and an industrial no-man's-land, Earthling explores the loneliness of everyday life as these women struggle to come to terms with what the world expects of them. Earthling unveils a narrative rich with surrealist twists and turns, where the peas on the dinner plate and the ads on television can both literally and figuratively speak to the most private strife and deepest hopes in a person's life. As the sisters begin to come to terms with their sexuality, they are confronted by harsh realities and a world that has few escape routes for young women."
Publisher: [Montréal] : Drawn & Quarterly, October 2014
Edition: First paperback edition
ISBN: 9781770461666
1770461663
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC FRANZ...A
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Dascher, Helge 1965-- Translator
Notes: Chiefly illustrations

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Jul 12, 2016

Simple yet evocative drawings; characters and story could benefit from a little more depth.

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