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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US SPECFIC CHA1987
Title: The Magician's Wife
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Personal name: Charyn, Jerome (author) and Boucq, Francois (illustrator)
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Speculative Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 0874160456
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Catalan Communications
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 1987
Summary, etc. note: "A dark, menacingly brilliant tale, tinged with the erotic . . . a kind of film noir between covers directed by Fellini." ― LA Times "Brilliant, funny, hallucinatory." ― Joyce Carol Oates "More engaging than 96 percent of the fiction published in France or North America today." ― Artform "The story and the art are both eerie and erotic." ― Publishers Weekly Spanning multiple decades and continents, this phantasmagorical epic is the result of a unique collaboration between an award-winning American author and the famous French illustrator of Alexandro Jodorowsky's Bouncer series. Writer Jerome Charyn and artist François Boucq combine their talents to recount a surrealistic tale about the wife of a philandering magician and her struggles with terrifying demons, both real and imaginary. Originally published as La Femme du magicien, The Magician's Wife was awarded the 1986 Prix Alfred (Angoulême) and the Grand Prix (Sierre). The English-language version has been out of print for three decades, during which time the graphic novel has developed a deep cult following ― this new edition promises to mesmerize a new generation of readers. Suggested for mature readers.
Expansion of summary note: mature, adult, erotic, magician, fantasy, psychological, surreal, relationship, demons, monsters, European, bande dessinée, large format
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: November, 2018
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