Violent cases: words & pictures
A perceptively sensitive and ingenious work, Violent Cases, reveals the often murky nexus between memory and imagination through the narrator's cloudy childhood remembrance of a visit to Al Capone's osteopath and the impact of seedy stories on impressionable youth. McKean has created a stunning new cover in honor of the book's 10th anniversary.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cattylj - LibraryThing
In Violent Cases, Gaiman and McKean explore the flawed nature of memory. The narrator attempts to recall his childhood visits with an osteopath, but these reflections bring him no closer to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wjmcomposer - LibraryThing
Well, it's a very short graphic novel, and it's in the classic style of Gaiman (the term so often used seems so fitting: "Lyric"). The story is that of a story and the telling of stories itself. I ... Read full review