Jetlag: Five Graphic Novellas

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Toby, Feb 1, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 90 pages
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A drab travelling salesman who falls in love with a Romanian circus aerialist; a young woman who lives next to the entrance to Hell; a magician who loses control of his magic tricks; a piggy bank named Margolis; and a young girl who claims that she is a porn obsessed dwarf on a flight to nowhere. Five graphic novellas based on the short stories by Etgar Keret.

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User Review  - Molly - Goodreads

Good stories, but I found the illustrations, except those by Yirmi Pinkus, to be disappointing. Read full review

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User Review  - Helen - Goodreads

Five surreal stories/fables by Etgar Keret, drawn by five graphic artists. I loved "Margolis" about the misunderstood child and his toy - sort of the never-ending world of a kid whose parents ... Read full review

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Based on Keret’s sharply etched plays, Jetlag comprises eight separate pieces, linked by mood and theme, which portray characters on the edge of adulthood. ... jetlag.htm

Etgar Keret
Jetlag: Stories by Etgar Keret. Tel-Aviv, Israel: Actus Tragicus, 1998. ... MEDIA RELEASE- for immediate release coming of age productions presents Jetlag ... authors/ etgar-keret

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The Toby Press: Jetlag, by Etgar Keret
Jetlag by Etgar Keret & Actus Comics. Paperback: ISBN: 1-59264-155-5 Pages: c.90 ... Jetlag. The Critics Praise:. "Wonderfully surreal, laugh-out-loud-funny ... books/ jetlag.htm

read yourself RAW - Previews: May 2006
Jetlag by Etgar Keret & Actus Comics Toby Press $12.95/£7.99 ... "All of the stories in Jetlag are developed more fully than most American comics pieces of ... previews/ previews_06may/ previews_06may.htm

... Batia Kolton and Yirmi Pinkus, has placed several projects with Top Shelf comics, including Jetlag, Happy End, and The Actus Box: Five Graphic Novellas. ... showthread.php?t=104323

Index to Comic Art Collection: "Israeli" to "isyndicate"
Contents: "hatrick" / art by Batia Kolton ; "Margolis" / art by Yirmi Pinkus ; "Jetlag" / art by Itzik Rennert ; "Passage to Hell" / art by Mira Friedmann ... comics/ rri/ irri/ israeli.htm

Etgar Keret’s Travelling Heroes
<slide 7:Jetlag> The Picaresque story “Jetlag”, written in 1998, relates a ... Like many of Keret’s stories, “Jetlag” begins with a deceptively romantic ... archive/ 00002084/ 01/ Etgar_Keret's_Travelling_Heroes.pdf

Sympathy for the devil | Review | Books
Jetlag by Etgar Keret and Actus Comics (Toby Press, £7.99) ... Itzik Rennert's jumbled panels are a perfect foil for the nightmare logic of "Jetlag", ... review/ story/ 0,,1706273,00.html

Etgar Keret - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1999 five of his stories were translated into English, and adapted into "graphic novellas" under the joint title Jetlag. The illustrators were the five ... wiki/ Etgar_Keret

About the author (2006)

Etgar Keret was born in Tel Aviv in 1967. His stories have been featured on "This American Life "and "Selected Shorts," As screenwriters/ directors, he and his wife, Shira Geffen, won the 2007 Palme d'Or for Best Debut Feature ("Jellyfish") at the Cannes Film Festival.

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