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Patience
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Patience (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Patience is an indescribable psychedelic science-fiction love story, veering with uncanny precision from violent destruction to deeply personal tenderness in a way that is both quintessentially 'Clowesian', and utterly unique in the author's body of work. This 180-page, full-colour story affords Clowes the opportunity to draw some of the most exuberant and breathtaking pages of his life, and to tell his most suspenseful, surprising and affecting story yet. The story opens in 2012, when Jack Barlow, returns home to find Patience, his pregnant girlfriend, murdered. We meet him next in 2029, still haunted by the murder. He hears of a guy who thinks he's invented a device that enables time travel. On the next page Jack is in 2006, watching Patience on her dates with boys. Is one of them the killer?



Fiction & PoetryGraphic Novels Publisher: Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 24/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9781910702451  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Daniel Clowes was born in 1961. He is the creator of the comic books Eightball, Ghost World, which was made into a film by the director Terry Zwigoff, David Boring, and Ice Haven. His adaptation of his own Ghost World graphic novel for the screen earned him an Oscar nomination. A regular contributor to the New Yorker, McSweeney's, and The Best American Comics, he lives in California with his wife.

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Patience shows Daniel Clowes' brilliant visual style in a work of novelistic plot and scope. Clowes always impresses with the clarity of his linework and the overall beauty of his pages. This is close to the ideal Graphic Novel, given its fruitful union of the comic and novel forms.

George, Charing Cross Road

Charing Cross Rd Bookshop - 09/11/2016

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