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Author Fayolle, Marion, 1988- author, artist.

Title The tenderness of stones / by Marion Fayolle ; translated from the French by Geoffrey Brock ; English lettering by Dean Sudarsky.

Publication Info. New York : New York Review Books, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC FAYOLLE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Adult Fiction  GN TENDERNESS    Check Shelf
Description 135 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series New York Review Comics
New York Review comics.
Summary "A surreal and stunningly beautiful graphic novel about death, mourning, and family by one of the most promising young artists working today. "We buried one of dad's lungs," announces the narrator of The Tenderness of Stones. The lung is so large it takes three men to carry it--and that is just the beginning. The family looks on as, under the dispassionate orders of anonymous white-clad strangers, their father is disassembled, piece by piece: His nose is removed from his face and tied, temporarily, to his neck; his other lung is pulled out and he is forced to lug it around in a cart; his mouth is pried off and stored away, leaving him mute. Beneath it all is one devastating truth: Soon, he will be gone entirely. Marion Fayolle is one of the most innovative young artists in contemporary comics, and in this startling, gorgeously drawn fable she offers a vision of family illness and grief that is by turns playful and profound, literal and lyrical. She captures the strange swirl of love, resentment, grief, and humor that comes as we watch a loved one transformed before our eyes, and learn to live without them"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Fayolle, Marion, 1988- -- Family -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels -- France.
Fathers -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Diseases -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Human body -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Graphic novels.
Graphic novels. (OCoLC)fst01726630
Added Author Brock, Geoffrey, 1964- translator.
Sudarsky, Dean, letterer.
Added Title Tendresse des pierres. English
Other Form: Online version: Fayolle, Marion, 1988- author, artist. Tenderness of stones. New York : New York Review Books, [2019] 9781681372990 (DLC) 2018028508
ISBN 9781681372983 (hardcover)
1681372983 (hardcover)
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