Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant
Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an Indiana Jones for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she's picked up on the way, Delilah's adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople. With the... show more
Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an Indiana Jones for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she's picked up on the way, Delilah's adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople. With the aid of her flying boat and her newfound friend, Selim, she evades the Sultan's guards, leaves angry pirates in the dust, and fights her way through the countryside. For Delilah, one adventure leads to the next in this thrilling and funny installment in her exciting life. A little bit Tintin, a little bit Indiana Jones, Delilah Dirk is a great pick for any reader looking for a smart and foolhardy heroine...and globetrotting adventures.
Publish date: August 27th 2013
Publisher: First Second
Pages no: 169
Edition language: English
Series: Delilah Dirk (#1)
I had fairly high expectations that were not only met but exceeded by this charming graphic novel, complete with lovable characters* and beautiful illustrations. The atmosphere and settings were also lovely, and not something that is generally seen in the literary world here, or at least, not wherev...
Really nice art, very intriguing and fast paced story, and excellent chemistry between Delilah and Selim; great dialogue.It's told from Selim's POV, so while I would've loved to be in Delilah's head, it all worked out.
Effortlessly fun to read, Delilah Dirk is a fun, light weight, beautifully illustrated adventure comic, set in the Middle East of the early 19th century. I had high hopes for this book from looking at the cover, showcasing title character Delilah. On the cover, she looks like an active character, an...
4 to 4.5 starsVery fun read! Full review Review:What a fun read! Selim is a lieutenant in the Turkish Janissary Corps, and he’s content to be a soldier. Sure, the sultan is a blood-thirsty jerk, but Selim’s life isn’t so bad. He enjoys living a quiet life, brewing his delicious tea and keeping ...
Got rejected for this one on NetGalley, but I still want to read it. Looks very interesting.