The Madame Paul Affair

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Drawn & Quarterly, Aug 1, 2000 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 56 pages
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Julie Doucet and her boyfriend find a new apartment with cheap rent and a string of nutty neighbors. One ex-con "breaks out" of his apartment by smashing his own window. Another man attempts to kill himself by stuffing his head in a gas oven. But perhaps the oddest person of all is the landlady herself, Madame Paul, who one day mysteriously disappears...

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User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

I like Julie Doucet a whole bunch, but this wasn't that great. The whole Nancy Drew aspect kind of dragged on me and i wasn't engaged by it like i should have been. I was hoping Madame Paul was going ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mar Odomo - Goodreads

Kind of a weird story to turn into a book. I kept getting some of the characters mixed up and wasn't very engaged. It's also strange to read something that was (probably) serialized. Because a lot of ... Read full review

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Julie Doucet is widely regarded as one of the top female cartoonists working in graphic novels. She has worked with D+Q since 1990 and has published 5 graphic novels. As well, editions of Doucet's books have been published in Japan, France, Germany, Italy, and Finland, and her original artwork has been exhibited across the world. Her next new project with D+Q will be the publication of her daily diary, set for a publication date of early 2005.

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