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Goliath

Author: Tom Gauld
Publisher: Montreal, Canada : Drawn and Quarterly, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st hardcover ed., March 2012View all editions and formats
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This story reworks the David-and-Goliath myth. Goliath of Gath isn't much of a fighter. Given half a choice, he would pick administrative work over patrolling in a heartbeat, to say nothing of his distaste for engaging in combat. Nonetheless, at the behest of the king, he finds himself issuing a twice daily challenge to the Israelites: "Choose a man. Let him come to me that we may fight. If he be able to kill me  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romans graphiques
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
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Named Person: Goliath, (Biblical giant); David, King of Israel; Goliath, (Géant biblique); David, roi d'Israël; David, King of Israel.; Goliath, (Biblical giant)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Gauld
ISBN: 9781770460652 1770460659
OCLC Number: 746596560
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Tom Gauld.

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This is the story of David and Goliath as seen from Goliath's side of the Valley of Elah. Goliath's battle is simultaneously tragic and bleakly funny, as bureaucracy pervades even this most mythic of  Read more...

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A 2013 YALSA Great Graphic Novel for TeensNominated for the Eisner Award and the British Comic Award"Gauld [uses] simple, clever visuals to explore the larger, more complicated issues of war and Read more...

 
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