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The magician's wife

Author: Jerome Charyn; Boucq
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, 2015.
Series: Dover graphic novels
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Spanning multiple decades and continents, this phantasmagorical epic is the result of a unique collaboration between an award-winning American author and the famous French illustrator of Alejandro Jodorowsky's Bouncer. Writer Jerome Charyn and artist Francois Boucq combine their talents to recount a surrealistic tale about the wife of a philandering magician and her struggles with terrifying demons, both real and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Graphic books
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Charyn; Boucq
ISBN: 9780486800493 0486800490
OCLC Number: 909082564
Language Note: English translation of French original.
Notes: "The Magician's Wife, first published by Dover Publications, Inc., in 2015, is a republication of the artwork contained in La Femme du magicien (Casterman, Belgium, 1986). Jerome Charyn has provided the English translation. A new foreword has been provided specially for this edition."--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 82 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Dover graphic novels
Responsibility: Francois Boucq, Jerome Charyn ; with a foreword by Drew Ford.

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"Spanning multiple decades and continents, this phantasmagorical epic is the result of a unique collaboration between an award-winning American author and the famous French illustrator of Alejandro Jodorowsky's Bouncer. Writer Jerome Charyn and artist Francois Boucq combine their talents to recount a surrealistic tale about the wife of a philandering magician and her struggles with terrifying demons, both real and imaginary. Originally published as La Femme du magicien, The Magician's Wife was awarded the 1986 Prix Alfred and the Grand Prix (Sierre). The English-language version has been out of print for three decades, during which time the graphic novel has developed a deep cult following, this new edition promises to mesmerize a new generation of readers"--

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