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Blankets - Craig Thompson
Blankets
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3.82 950
At 592 pages, Blankets may well be the single largest graphic novel ever published without being serialized first. Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two... show more
At 592 pages, Blankets may well be the single largest graphic novel ever published without being serialized first. Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers. A tale of security and discovery, of playfulness and tragedy, of a fall from grace and the origins of faith. A profound and utterly beautiful work from Craig Thompson. The New Printing corrects 3 small typos, widening the spine graphics, but otherwise is identical to the first printing.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781891830433 (1891830430)
ASIN: 1891830430
Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
Pages no: 582
Edition language: English
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Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it
4.0 Blankets
This graphic novel has had so much hype and I can see, it reads very true to life in a small town and a religious family. Thompson clearly had a story to tell and the passion and intensity of the relationship in this book is something I feel like I saw in other teens relationships in the church when...
Oh My Aslan
Oh My Aslan rated it
I read this book for one of my philosophy classes. I have to write a paper on this book so my feelings on this book may change later on. The story was deep, but it faltered slightly towards the end which is why I couldn't give it 5 stars.
mybookjournal
mybookjournal rated it
5.0 Blankets
Heartwarming story, Brilliant graphics. Takes one down to their childhood self for sure.
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
1.0 Too much hype
Raise your hand if you kept hearing about the epic graphic novel Blankets by Craig Thompson. Chances are that the majority of you have at the very least heard of this book. It's continually touted as a must-read and so I finally grabbed it anticipating something that would knock me off of my feet. W...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
5.0 Review: Blankets
Only a few months into my exploration of graphic novels and I have now found a second graphic novelist I have high regards for (the first being Adrian Tomine). Craig Thompson has created a beautiful work here that truly shows how graphics can transform a story. You see, a quick glance at a summary o...
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