Ghost World: Screenplay

Ghost World: Screenplay


By (author) Daniel Clowes, By (author) Terry Zwigoff

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  • Publisher: Fantagraphics
  • Format: Paperback | 80 pages
  • Dimensions: 163mm x 254mm x 13mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 31 May 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Seattle
  • ISBN 10: 1560974273
  • ISBN 13: 9781560974277
  • Edition: 7, Media tie-in
  • Edition statement: Media tie-in
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 25,076

Product description

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.

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In Ghost World, Daniel Clowes doesn t romanticize the teenage experience or show teenage girls as sweet and idealistic. His portrayal is raw, cynical, and honest, often hitting the nail on the head.... This graphic novel is very funny, but it's also very sad, and sometimes it s both at the same time.... Though it's only 80 pages long, this graphic novel still manages to leave a deep impression. --Danica Davidson"