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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Monday, December 24, 2007

Clumsy

Book #52 on my list this year was Jeffrey Brown's autobiographical slice-of-life graphic novel Clumsy.

Clumsy is the story of a doomed long distance relationship as it blooms from its infancy through an abrupt fade into a bitter breakup. Honest, unflinching and emo-riffic.

"You can open to any page and find something unusually bare and honest about these stories. They're surprising, even though half the moments in the book are ones you've probably experienced yourself. Hard trick to pull off." -- Ira Glass
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