Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Picture Books
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
Inizio: 1 marzoFinito: 1 marzoVoto: 1/5Consigliato: No! Ok non so proprio cosa dire su questo libro, sono soltanto foto più o meno bizzarre e per nulla interessanti di sconosciuti, l'autore fin da piccolo essendo appassionato di foto ha deciso di raccoglierle e poi... pubblicarle... tutto qui. Inter...
"The passage of time makes old photographs more than just someone else's memories. When names and faces are forgotten, they pass into collective memory. In a sense, they belong to all of us."
Does this count as reading because it is literally a picture book. But I thought it was amazing. It made me laugh, made me think, made me get teary (Janet Lee anyone?), all in about 30 minutes. It was really interesting. Loved it.
I love that Ransom Riggs collected photos ALL his life to compile a book like this. How amazing to delve into the life of someone else through a picture and a simple statement written on the back? Who knew that people discarded these photos so easily at garage sales!? His collection is excellent and...
They were photos of strangers, of weddings and funerals, family vacations, backyard forts, and first days of school, all torn from once-treasured albums and dumped into plastic bins for strangers to paw through: communal graves of a sort, the anonymous dead shuffled into ersatz families of the unwan...
Share this Book