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The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch - Dave McKean, Neil Gaiman
The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch
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In his grandfather's seaside arcade, a young boy encounters a mysterious Punch & Judy man with a dark past and a woman who makes her living playing a mermaid. As their stories unfold, the boy must confront family secrets, strange puppets and a nightmarish world of violence and betrayal. Second... show more
In his grandfather's seaside arcade, a young boy encounters a mysterious Punch & Judy man with a dark past and a woman who makes her living playing a mermaid. As their stories unfold, the boy must confront family secrets, strange puppets and a nightmarish world of violence and betrayal. Second printing. Graphic novel format.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781563892462 (1563892464)
Publisher: Vertigo / DC Comics
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
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Figgy O'Connell
Figgy O'Connell rated it
3.0 The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch
Review to come... Once I can figure out my thoughts...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
4.0 The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch: A Romance written by Neil Gaiman, illustrated and designed by Dave McKean
A while back, Rose posted a request on BookLikes for amusement park/theme park book recommendations, and this was one of mine. I hadn't read it in years, so I figured a reread was in order. The title is long, so, from here on out, I'll just refer to it as Mr. Punch. The narrator of Mr. Punch is an ...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.0
An adult nostalgically recollects childhood events that seem mysterious...could be The Ocean at the End of the Lane, right? Well, no, because this story is not fantastical and is very short, not to mention being in the form of a comic book.For me, the atmospheric, almost disturbing illustrations by ...
Read & Write for life
Read & Write for life rated it
3.0 The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch
It was a great book. A little hard to follow but i reallt liked the way the writer used illistartions and real photos.
Omnilogikos: literati
Omnilogikos: literati rated it
5.0 The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch
I bought this book as a present for a great friend of mine, but I couldn't help but read it before I actually gave it to her. The cover is itself a work of art and the illustrations and overall design are just perfect. They are as adequate to the way the story is told as I have ever seen. (though I ...
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