Blankets: A Graphic Novel

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Top Shelf Productions, 2011 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 582 pages
4 Reviews
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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"Achingly Beautiful"

User Review  - Mig29 - Borders

Time magazine's review said it best: "A rarity... achingly beautiful." This book, an absolute page-turner, refused to let me leave it without becoming emotionally invested in its characters and the ... Read full review

Snuggle up, you're in for a good one

User Review  - Theatisis - Borders

I loved this graphic novel. It was a beatiful mix of childhood memories, both good and bad, and the issues we of the teenage generation must deal with. The love and pain in this story kept me on my toes in the best possible way. Read full review

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