Feel like taking a break from an original?
Why not give a graphic novel a try?
Authors have the freedom to blend words with visual images often igniting powerful responses in readers.
The “Graphic novel” genre coined by fan historian Richard Kyle in 1964, can include fiction or non-fiction and offers authors a vehicle to jump outside the traditional writers’ box – resulting in some arrestingly inventive results.
Earliest graphic novels include Will Eisner’s A Contract with God and Art Spiegelman’s Maus I and Maus II.
Here’s a quick list of some of the Library’s graphic novels – coupled with their originals.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies ; the classic regency romance : now with ultraviolent zombie mayhem! by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [orig]
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