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Author Forest, Jean-Claude.

Title You are there / art by Jacques Tardi ; story by Jean-Claude Forest ; [edited and translated by Kim Thompson ; lettering by Brittany Kusa and Gavin Lees].

Imprint Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Graphic Novels    FOREST,J    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description [162] p. : chiefly ill. ; 28 cm.
Note Translation of: Ici même.
Summary "You Are There is set on a small island off the coast of France, where unscrupulous landowners have succeeded in overtaking the land from the last heir of a previously wealthy family. That heir, whose domain, in a Beckettian twist, is now reduced to the walls that border these patches of land he used to own, prowls the walls all day, eking out a living by collecting tolls at each gate. His seemingly hopeless struggle to recover his birthright becomes complicated as the government sees a way of using his plight for the sake of political expediency, and the romantic intervention of the daughter of one of the landowners (who has her own sordid history with the politician) engenders further difficulties, culminating in an apocalyptic, hallucinatory finale" -- from publisher's web site.
Subject Real property -- France -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Landowners -- France -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Imaginary places -- Boundaries -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Satire, French -- Comic books, strips, etc.
France -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Comic books, strips, etc.
France -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Graphic novels
Erotic comic books, strips, etc.
Added Author Tardi, Jacques.
Thompson, Kim.
Kusa, Brittany.
Lees, Gavin.
Added Title Ici même. English
ISBN 9781606992944
1606992945

 
    
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