The Park Bench

The Park Bench

4.26 (2,146 ratings by Goodreads)
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4.26 (2,146 ratings by Goodreads)

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'An incredibly lovely book. Beautiful, kind, witty and calm.' Max Porter, author of Grief is the Thing With Feathers

Chaboute's enchanting story of a park bench was first published to critical acclaim in France in 2012. Faber now brings his work to the English-speaking world for the first time.

Through Chaboute's elegant graphic style, we watch people pass, stop, meet, return, wait and play out the strange and funny choreography of life. Fans of The Fox and the Star, The Man Who Planted Trees and Richard Linklater's Boyhood will find this intimate graphic novel about a simple park bench - and the people who walk by or linger - poignant, life-affirming and brilliantly original.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 175 x 250 x 25mm | 890g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 9780571332304
  • 230,204

About Chaboute

Christophe Chaboute was born in Alsace and studied Fine Arts at Angouleme and then Strasbourg. He is the author of many books, including The Park Bench and Alone, which Faber will publish in summer 2018.
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2,146 ratings
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2 2% (40)
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