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It's a world you'll never tire of exploring' IAN RANKIN

Beware the Badger! The acclaimed steampunk series from graphic-novel pioneer Bryan Talbot explores an alternate art-nouveau world populated by intelligent animals, a human underclass, and wondrous technology.

The complete Grandville graphic novels series - the bestselling, award-winning steampunk thrillers, whose fans include Philip Pullman - in a sumptuously designed package, with an introduction by Ian Rankin 'I've never come across a fictional world as fully-realised as Bryan Talbot's Grandville... It's a world you'll never tire of exploring' IAN RANKIN Beware the Badger! The acclaimed steampunk series from graphic-novel pioneer Bryan Talbot explores an alternate art-nouveau world populated by intelligent animals, a human underclass, and wondrous technology. Within this rich fantastical milieu, the relentless Detective-Inspector LeBrock of Scotland Yard pursues shadowy death squads, psychotic killers, dark political conspiracies, ruthless crime lords, and bloodthirsty cults through the streets of London and the center of the greatest empire on earth, the Belle Epoque Paris known as Grandville. Grandville L'Integrale collects all five Grandville novels in one deluxe hardcover volume accompanied by voluminous author notes never before in print. *WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY IAN RANKIN* 'I have greatly enjoyed the Grandville books. I think they're superbly designed, beautifully conceived, admirably written - everything about them is terrific' PHILIP PULLMAN 'These ingeniously plotted fantasies will make you bark with laughter' METRO 'Utterly delightful' THE TIMES 'Bryan Talbot is a genius' OBSERVER

Details

ISBN13: 9781787333031
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 608
Edition:
Publication Date: 19 Aug 2021
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 28.5(H) x 19.9(L)
Weight (gm):

Author Biography

Bryan Talbot (Author) Bryan Talbot was born in 1952. He has worked on underground comics, science fiction and superhero stories such as Judge Dredd and Batman- Legends of the Dark Knight. His books include Alice in Sunderland, Dotter of Her Father's Eyes (with Mary Talbot), the first graphic novel to win the Costa biography award, and the Grandville series.

Reviews

I have greatly enjoyed the Grandville books. I think they're superbly designed, beautifully conceived, admirably written - everything about them is terrific. -- Philip Pullman
I've never come across a fictional world as fully-realised as Bryan Talbot's Grandville... It's a world you'll never tire of exploring. -- Ian Rankin
Bryan Talbot is the most important comic creator in Great Britain. -- Teddy Jamieson * Herald Scotland *
These ingeniously plotted fantasies will make you bark with laughter. * Metro *
The bastard child of Conan Doyle and Beatrix Potter, it's a gripping feast for the eyes. * Observer *
Grandville L'Integrale: The Complete Grandville Series, with an introduction by Ian Rankin
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