Daily Graphic Novel Recommendation 197

Alone

by Christophe Chabouté
Genre notes: bildungsroman, imagination
384 pages
ISBN: 1501153323 (Amazon)

A quiet book about a deformed hermit living alone in a lighthouse on an island wholly secluded from any human interaction. He passes his time with a dictionary and his imagination. Beautiful illustrations by Chabouté capitalizing on his talent with negative space.

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