Summer Blonde

Summer Blonde

3.88 (7,466 ratings by Goodreads)
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With a deft and romantic touch, Tomine portrays the emotional ambivalence of drifting, urban twenty-somethings in stunning black and white. His stories are appealingly naturalistic, stylishly cinematic, and emotionally rich. His fans accuse him of eavesdropping on their most intimate moments, exhibiting their insecurities with both forensic detachment and surprising compassion.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 190 x 270 x 10.67mm | 463g
  • Montreal, Canada
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Ill.
  • 1896597572
  • 9781896597577
  • 34,948

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"Tomine, Who Has Become A Cult Figure, Has Brought An Aura Of Cool Realism To The World Of Comics With Its Blend Of The Best Of Independent Comics And Contemporary Fiction." - The Los Angeles New Times; "Emotionally Adroit...Summer Blonde Is Compulsive Melancholy." - The Village Voice Literary Supplement; "...Has The Kind Of Detail And Romantic Yearning Which Has Made Tomine A Cult Figure To The Still Young And The Kind Of Artistry Which Has Made Him A Classic Storyteller To Anyone Of Any Age." - The San Francisco Chronicle
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About Adrian Tomine

One of the best known comics artists is still one of the youngest. At only 28 Tomine has been producing his Optic Nerve series for over ten years. His stories gained national attention, defining in alternative comics a new Gen X sensibility. Tomine lives in Berkeley where he writes Optic Nerve and contributes illustrations to magazines like Esquire, The New Yorker, and Details.
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Rating details

7,466 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 30% (2,250)
4 39% (2,881)
3 23% (1,709)
2 6% (481)
1 2% (145)
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