Tag Archive: graphic novel

#GermanLitMonth -‘Alone in Berlin’ by Hans Fallada

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I had planned to read Alone in Berlin (1947, translated by Michael Hofmann) for the #1947 club hosted, not so long ago, by Karen (Kaggsy’s Bookish Ramblings) and Simon (Stuck in a Book). Alas, my… Continue reading

Why the hipster threat should be taken seriously.

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Don’t get me wrong, I love beards, I think it might be why I like Vikings so much, but this book shows what can happen ‘When Beards go Bad’ (I’m copyrighting that title,… Continue reading

A Manga Masterpiece: Osama Tezuka’s ‘Buddha’

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I stumbled upon ‘Buddha’, Osamu Tezuka’s lavish manga retelling of the life of the Buddha, while on an internet trawl for graphic novels. At the time, the name Osamu Tezuka didn’t ring any bells,… Continue reading

I’ll Die Another Day

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I can’t remember how I stumbled upon ‘Daytripper’ by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá, but I’m so glad I did. It was early on in my foray into the world of graphic novels… Continue reading