The Exile (Hardback)
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DescriptionDiana Gabaldon's brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. Now, in her first-ever graphic novel, Gabaldon gives readers a fresh look at the events of the original Outlander: Jamie Fraser's side of the story, gorgeously rendered by artist Hoang Nguyen. After too long an absence, Jamie Fraser is coming home to Scotland--but not without great trepidation. Though his beloved godfather, Murtagh, promised Jamie's late parents he'd watch over their brash son, making good on that vow will be no easy task. There's already a fat bounty on the young exile's head, courtesy of Captain Black Jack Randall, the sadistic British officer who's crossed paths--and swords--with Jamie in the past. And in the court of the mighty MacKenzie clan, Jamie is a pawn in the power struggle between his uncles: aging chieftain Colum, who demands his nephew's loyalty--or his life--and Dougal, war chieftain of Clan MacKenzie, who'd sooner see Jamie put to the sword than anointed Colum's heir. And then there is Claire Randall--mysterious, beautiful, and strong-willed, who appears in Jamie's life to stir his compassion . . . and arouse his desire. But even as Jamie's heart draws him to Claire, Murtagh is certain she's been sent by the Old Ones, and Captain Randall accuses her of being a spy. Claire clearly has something to hide, though Jamie can't believe she could pose him any danger. Still, he knows she is torn between two choices--a life with him, and whatever it is that draws her thoughts so often elsewhere. Step into the captivating, passionate, and suspenseful world of The Exile, and experience the storytelling magic of Diana Gabaldon as never before.
- Published: 21 September 2010
- Format: Hardback 224 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780345505385 ISBN 10: 0345505387
- Sales rank: 4,446
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Reviews for The Exile
I loved it!
I couldn't wait to read this Graphic Novel - I'd read all about it on Diana Gabaldon's website - and I wasn't disappointed at all! It was exactly as Diana had described. I loved seeing my favourite novel in a different format - plus there were extra "tidbits" in the story that weren't in the original novel ie. viewpoints from minor characters. Perhaps this format is not everyone's "cup of tea", but it clearly states Graphic Novel on the cover. by Christine S
As a great fan of the 'Outlander Series' I have to agree with Julie Wood.
It was not what I had expected. I'm glad I got it from the library first and didn't buy it. I knew it said illustrated, but I did not expect a comic book, I thought the illustrations were awful.
If this was the first "Outlander' book that you had seen, you would not read the other 7 beautiful books. by Margaret Wrigley
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An author hardly deserves 2 stars simply because a buyer does not do her research properly. Unfair and unwarranted remarks. Blame yourself not the store or author for your failure to read or understand things clearly!
I loved the graphic novel. by LORETTA KELLY
I was quite disappointed, as I didn't realise that this was a graphic novel. I saw a new title by a beloved author and ordered it. While this information can be found in the information, it's not in the description at all. Not what I was hoping for, and I will certainly be unable to use this as a present, as intended. by Julie Wood