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Isle of 100,000 graves

Author: Fabien Vehlmann; Jason; Hubert; Kim Thompson
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"Five years ago, little Gwenny's father found, inside a bottle, a map with instructions on how to reach the mysterious Isle of 100,000 Graves and its legendary treasures-- and then he vanished. Now Gwenny, having stumbled across another bottle-shipped map, enlists the dubious help of a shipful of pirates, sets out to find the island, and her long-lost dad. Little does she realize that the Isle comes by its ominous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fabien Vehlmann; Jason; Hubert; Kim Thompson
ISBN: 9781606994429 1606994425
OCLC Number: 668194062
Notes: Translated from French.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Île aux cent mille morts.
Responsibility: Vehlmann, Jason ; coloring by Hubert ; [translated by Kim Thompson].

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"Five years ago, little Gwenny's father found, inside a bottle, a map with instructions on how to reach the mysterious Isle of 100,000 Graves and its legendary treasures-- and then he vanished. Now Gwenny, having stumbled across another bottle-shipped map, enlists the dubious help of a shipful of pirates, sets out to find the island, and her long-lost dad. Little does she realize that the Isle comes by its ominous name honestly, as the location of a secret school for executioners and torturers, where apple-cheeked youngsters are taught the finer points of extracting information from prisoners-- and then putting an end to their lives in a wide variety of gruesome ways. And they've reached the point in their studies where theory should ideally give way to practice, so an influx of uninvited visitors comes as a blessing to the faculty. And yes, this story is a comedy. Albeit a dark one"--Publisher's web site.

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