Blankets: A Graphic Novel

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Top Shelf Productions, 2011 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 582 pages
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Named one of Time's top 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time! "...A rarity: a first-love story so well remembered and honest that it reminds you what falling in love feels like. ...achingly beautiful." - Time magazine A brand-new, hardcover edition, re-sized and with a new cover! Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers. A tale of security and discovery, of playfulness and tragedy, of a fall from grace and the origins of faith. A profound and utterly beautiful work from Craig Thompson. At 592 pages, Blankets may well be the single largest graphic novel ever published without being serialized first.

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Great story, great artwork, great ending! - Goodreads
The writing was terrible! - Goodreads
A sweet love story for comic book nerds. - Goodreads
Really beautiful pictures. - Goodreads
At times, it was difficult to read. - Goodreads
Beautiful graphics and a compelling story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jaye Donnelly - Goodreads

i'm stuck between 3 and 4. the only thing was it took me such a short time to read it. i'm too tired to write a real review. i liked it but i really liked the story so i guess 3.5? Read full review

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User Review  - Karim - Goodreads

10/10 would.... re read. ;) Read full review

About the author (2011)

Mr. Thompson's photographs have appeared in KANSAS! magazine, Paddling Kansas, Exploring the Kaw Valley, Forever Kansas!, and other publications. His photographs also appeared in many KANSAS! magazine calendars and a front cover for the magazine's 1995 fiftieth anniversary issue.

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