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Building Stories (Hardback)
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Click here to read Chris' list of favourite books, compiled exclusively for Foyles, including classics such as Ulysses and Moby-Dick, recent books by Dave Eggers and Zadie Smith and, of course, some fine examples of graphic art.

In Chris Ware's own words, '"Building Stories" follows the inhabitants of a three-flat Chicago apartment house: a thirty-year-old woman who has yet to find someone with whom to spend the rest of her life; a couple who wonder if they can bear each other's company for another minute; and finally an elderly woman who never married and is the building's landlady...' The scope, the ambition, the artistry and emotional heft of this project are beyond anything even Chris Ware has achieved before.

Fiction & Poetry >> Graphic Novels Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 01/10/2012 ISBN-13: 9780224078122  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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I bought this for my husband for Christmas and he was thrilled. My daughter was quite cross that she hadn't received it too!

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There’s no writer alive whose work I love more than Chris Ware. The only problem is it takes him ten years to draw these things and then I read them in a day and have to wait another ten years for the next one.

Zadie Smith - 10/08/2012

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