One Story

One Story
  • ISBN-13: 9781683963196
  • Subject: Graphic novels: history & criticism
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics
  • Imprint: Fantagraphics
  • Publication Date: 13-08-2020
  • Format: h/b

Availability: Reprinting

£19.99
A Story is actually made of two intricately entangled tales, Silvano Landi is a successful writer, who, at the age of 50, sees his family leaving him and his life harshly falling apart. Landi's great grandfather, Mauro, is an anxious soldier being fed to the maw of carnage in the First World War. Alternating between past and present, a psyche ward and the bloody trenches, and told through revealing repetition and complex clues a story documents the origins of pain that serve as the root of a twisted family tree and allows the reader to trace the branches.
About the book

A Story is actually made of two intricately entangled tales, Silvano Landi is a successful writer, who, at the age of 50, sees his family leaving him and his life harshly falling apart. Landi's great grandfather, Mauro, is an anxious soldier being fed to the maw of carnage in the First World War. Alternating between past and present, a psyche ward and the bloody trenches, and told through revealing repetition and complex clues a story documents the origins of pain that serve as the root of a twisted family tree and allows the reader to trace the branches.