A Taste of Chlorine

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Jonathan Cape, 2011 - Back - 132 pages
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A teenage boy suffering from curvature of the spine begins swimming every week at the local pool, at the repeated request of his chiropractor. In the interior and echoing world of the swimming pool, surrounded by anonymous bodies and in between lengths, he becomes acquainted with a girl who agrees to give him pointers on his technique.The French original won the Essentiel Revelation prize at the Festival d'Angouleme in January 2009. The author was 25 years old at the time."

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About the author (2011)

Bastien Vivès is a graphic novelist and illustrator. He is the author of several highly-acclaimed graphic novels, including The Butcher and Hollywood in January. Chlorine won the 'Essential Revelation' prize at the Angouleme Festival in 2009. He lives in Paris.

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