The Rabbi's Cat
Publish date: August 16th 2005
Pages no: 152
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
, Bande Dessinée
Series: Le Chat du Rabbin
I picked this up when I was looking for graphic novels to fulfill a challenge task. I’m not a graphic novel reader by any means. It’s not my favorite form of storytelling, but I’ve been lucky because the 2 I’ve read so far I’ve enjoyed. The Rabbi’s Cat is 3 different stories in one book- ‘The Bar Mi...
‘The children are all very loving. They succeed in everything they do, they bring me great satisfaction.’‘Baruch HaShem!’‘Bless you.’Ah, I love me a classic Jewish gag like that. Le Chat du Rabbin is a clever and very charming BD about Algiers's Jewish community in the 1930s, narrated by the titular...
I love this book! Very sweet story about family, for adults. His artwork is beautiful as well. I enjoyed the story of the cat and the story of the daughter's marriage. Joann Sfar got himself introduced to a wider audience of graphic novel readers through this book and he deserves to be well-known.
A fantastically irreverent, provocative, charming, compassionate examination of the contradictions of religious thought, culture, and social structures, from within Judaism. In a very Jewish tone, it strikes the perfect balance of amusing chiding and deep love. It lays bare multiple hypocrisies whil...
A slinky gray cat lives with a rabbi and his beautiful young daughter. One day, the feline eats their parrot, only to find that he has gained the birds ability to talk. Witty and highly intelligent, the cat immediately decides that he wants to learn more about Judaism, from the Kabbalah to the Torah...