The Burma Chronicles

The Burma Chronicles


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The Burma Chronicles by Guy Delisle


From the author of Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea and Shenzhen: A Travelogue from China comes Burma Chronicles, an informative look at a country that uses concealment and isolation as social control. It is drawn with Guy Delisle's minimal line, interspersed with wordless vignettes and moments of his distinctive slapstick humor.

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ISBN-13: 9781897299500
Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly
Publication date: 09/16/2008
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

GUY DELISLE spent a decade working in animation in Europe and Asia. In 2005–2006, he accompanied his wife, an administrator for Doctors Without Borders, on a fourteen-month posting in Burma. He is currently working on a graphic novel about a year spent in Jerusalem.

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The Burma Chronicles 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
grisaille More than 1 year ago
Cartoonist Delisle accompanies his doctor wife to Burma, where he spends a year exploring and attempting to understand its people and culture. Through a serious of loosely chronological vignettes, we see Burma through his eyes. It is a land of stark contradictions: oppression and totalitarianism, beauty and deep spirituality, technological progress and stagnation. It will make you angry, but also make you laugh and smile.