Young Frances

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Product Details

Price
$19.95
Publisher
Adhouse Books
Publish Date
Pages
144
Dimensions
7.9 X 0.6 X 10.3 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781935233428
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About the Author

Hartley Lin s a cartoonist based in Montreal, Canada. Young Frances, the first collection from his ongoing comic book Pope Hats, won the 2019 Doug Wright Award for Best Book. He has drawn for The New Yorker, The Hollywood Reporter, Slate, Taddle Creek and HarperCollins.

Reviews

NEW YORK TIMES -- YOUNG FRANCES is half coming-of-age story (female-friendship variety), half office novel. Lin's line is both romantic and scrupulously composed, with precise framing that can recall a Wes Anderson tableau. The dialogue ranges from deadly accurate corporate jargon ("How long do you think you can survive without deliverables?") to the kind of stuff you'd utter only to your closest friend ("People can get tapeworms in their brain, right?"). And Lin knows precisely when to let a few panels of premium Canadian silence sink in. (One character is shown reading - wait for it - Alice Munro.)