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Ghost World has become a cultural and generational touchstone, and continues to enthrall and inspire readers over a decade after its original release as a graphic novel. Originally serialized in the pages of the seminal comic book Eightball throughout the mid-1990s, this quasi-autobiographical story (the name of one of the protagonists is famously an anagram of the author's name) follows the adventures of two teenage girls, Enid and Becky, two best friends facing the prospect of growing up, and more importantly, apart. Daniel Clowes is one of the most respected cartoonists of his generation, and Ghost World is his magnum opus. Adapted into a major motion picture directed by Terry Zwigoff (director of the acclaimed documentary Crumb), which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. This graphic novel is a must for any self-respecting comics fan's library.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781560974277
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 80
Publication Date: 31 May 2001
Publisher: Fantagraphics
Publication City, Country: Seattle, United States
Dimensions (cm): 26.1(H) x 16.8(L)
Weight (gm): 242

 

Reviews

Ghost World gets better every time I read it, and I've read it hundreds of times. It still frightens me a little how well Daniel Clowes managed to nail the teen-girl brain.--Alexandra Molotkow - The Hairpin

 

Author Biography

Daniel Clowes is widely regarded as the finest cartoonist of his generation - he is certainly the best-selling. His previous graphic novels include Caricature,
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