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Sattouf, Riad - The Arab of the Future: Volume 1: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 - A Graphic Memoir - 9781473638112 - 9781473638112
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The Arab of the Future: Volume 1: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 - A Graphic Memoir

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Description for The Arab of the Future: Volume 1: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 - A Graphic Memoir Paperback. THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Brimming with life and dark humour, The Arab of the Future reveals the truth and texture of one eccentric family in an absurd Middle East, and also introduces a master cartoonist in a work destined to stand alongside Maus and Persepolis. Series: The Arab of the Future. Num Pages: 160 pages, Riad Satouff. BIC Classification: 1FBS; 1HBL; BM; FXL; FXZ; HBJF1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 235 x 24. Weight in Grams: 500.
VOLUME 1 IN THE UNFORGETTABLE STORY OF AN EXTRAORDINARY CHILDHOOD A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2015/2016 | AN OBSERVER GRAPHIC BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016 | A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' TOP BOOKS OF 2016 'EXUBERANTLY HERETICAL' 'I tore through it... The most enjoyable graphic novel I've read in a while' Zadie Smith 'I joyously recommend this book to you' Mark Haddon 'Riad Sattouf is one of the great creators of our time' Alain De Botton 'Beautifully-written and drawn, witty, sad, fascinating... Brilliant' Simon Sebag Montefiore The ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Two Roads
Condition
New
Series
The Arab of the Future
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781473638112
SKU
9781473638112
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About Sattouf, Riad
RIAD SATTOUF is a bestselling cartoonist and filmmaker who grew up in Syria and Libya and now lives in Paris. The author of four comics series in France and a former contributor to the satirical publication Charlie Hebdo, Sattouf is now a weekly columnist for l'Obs. He also directed the films The French Kissers (winner of a Cesar Award ... Read more

Reviews for The Arab of the Future: Volume 1: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 - A Graphic Memoir
Absorbing ... rich in detail and character ... a remarkable and engrossing book
The Slings and Arrows
Despite his father's determination to integrate his son into Arab society, little Sattouf - with his long blond hair - never fully fits in, and this report reads like the curious pondering of an alien from another world. Caught between his ... Read more

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