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Sleepwalk: And Other Stories

Sleepwalk: And Other Stories

by Adrian Tomine, Drawn & Quarter
     
 

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Collecting the first four issues of Adrian Tomine's acclaimed comic series optic nerve, this book offers sixteen concise, haunting tales of modern life. The characters here appear to be well-adjusted on the surface, but Tomine takes us deeper into their lives, subtly examining their struggle to connect with friends and lovers.

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Collecting the first four issues of Adrian Tomine's acclaimed comic series optic nerve, this book offers sixteen concise, haunting tales of modern life. The characters here appear to be well-adjusted on the surface, but Tomine takes us deeper into their lives, subtly examining their struggle to connect with friends and lovers.

Editorial Reviews

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“Tomine is a master of pseudorealistic stories in the tradition of raymond carver. This understated, black-and-white collection should satisfy fiction aficionados in any medium.” —Library Journal

“Brilliant... we know we're in the hands of a major young comics artist--visually gripping and emotionally challenging.” —Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781896597126
Publisher:
Drawn & Quarterly
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
102
Sales rank:
316,636
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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From the Publisher
"Tomine is a master of pseudorealistic stories in the tradition of raymond carver. This understated, black-and-white collection should satisfy fiction aficionados in any medium." —Library Journal

"Brilliant... we know we're in the hands of a major young comics artist—visually gripping and emotionally challenging." —Kirkus Reviews

Meet the Author


Adrian Tomine is the author of Scenes from an Impending Marriage, Shortcomings, Summer Blonde, Sleepwalk, 32 Stories, and the comic book series Optic Nerve. He is also an illustrator for The New Yorker, Esquire, and Rolling Stone, and his stories have appeared in The Best American Nonrequired Reading and An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Tomine lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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