Dead Season and Other Stories

Nicole Claveloux (Author) Elisabeth Salomon (Author)
& 1 more
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Description

A new selection of graphic stories by one of France's most influential artists, now translated into English.

Nicole Claveloux's exquisitely surreal comics offer a mix of whimsy and melancholy, invention and candor that can be found nowhere else. In Dead Season -- her second collaboration with Edith Zha, who wrote her gorgeous dreamworld odyssey The Green Hand -- she follows a mismatched pair of investigators into a windswept seaside town. They soon find that all is not what it seems -- and it already seemed pretty weird...

The title story is joined by a selection of Claveloux's delightfully strange shorter comics, featuring the struggles of a talking spider, the joys of a dancing macaroni, the very odd story of a woman in love with an economist, and much more.

Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
New York Review Comics
Publish Date
March 08, 2022
Pages
108
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781681373461
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About the Author

Nicole Claveloux contributed to the French comics magazines Mรฉtal Hurlant (Heavy Metal) and Ah! Nana, and drew a popular comic strip called Grabote. Championed by Harlin Quist, she has also illustrated a number of successful children's books, including an award-winning version of Alice in Wonderland. NYR Comics published her work in The Green Hand and Other Stories in fall 2017. She lives in France.

For NYR Comics, Donald Nicholson-Smith has translated Nicole Claveloux's The Green Hand and Other Stories and Yvan Alagbรฉ's Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures. Born in Manchester, England, he is a longtime resident of New York City.

Edith Zha and Elisabeth Salomon have co-authored several of Nicole Claveloux's stories.

Alexandra Kleeman is the author of Intimations, a short story collection, and the novel You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine. She is an assistant professor at the New School and her second novel, Something New Under the Sun, is forthcoming from Hogarth Press. She lives in Staten Island, NY.