The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Graphic Novels, Manga & Comics, Graphic Novels & Graphic Non-Fiction
Hardback Published on: 21/07/2020
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The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist
A Fantastic Portrait of the Artist
This illustrated account of Tomine's fragile ego and insecurities is superbly humanising, deftly controlled and wry throughout. Another corker from a graph... READ MORE
Emma Marshall
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist
Heartfelt, honest, and beautiful – I couldn’t put it down.
Adrian Tomine’s memoir of his craft and life’s journey is a deeply honest, vulnerable, and moving graphic novel that can evoke strong emotions from a few s... READ MORE
Sarah at Head Office


The comics legend's first new book since his 2015 bestseller Killing and Dying. Through a series of exquisitely observed autobiographical sketches, Adrian Tomine explores his life - from an early moment on the playground being bullied, to a more recent experience, lying on a gurney in the hospital, and having the nurse say 'Hey! You're that cartoonist!' Self-deprecating, honest, and above all else, humorous, Tomine mines his conflicted relationship with comics and writing, and people at large, and once again animates the absurdities of modern life and how we choose to live it.

  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • ISBN: 9780571357680
  • Number of pages: 168
  • Weight: 465g
  • Dimensions: 215 x 145 x 20 mm

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