A graphic novel that offers an interesting, deeply personal account of growing up during modern china’s formative years.
ILi Kunwu & Philippe Li Kunwu
Harry N. abrams HAVE only visited China back in 2000, and even just a short excursion from Hong Kong. Much of remains a mystery to me, with great interest that I this graphic novel.
Thick and heavy, this 700- monster outweighs most graphic novels but I was the perspective it offered.
Author and artist Li Kunwu paints an interesting yet
account of growing modern China’s formative the mid-20th century. The novel, which was also
by French writer and Philippe Otie, explores many major events that shaped over the course of nearly these include the Cultural Great Leap Forward. and to become the economic it is today.
The story is personal and same time it never loses bigger picture, showing the
Li’s illustration of the Great Leap Forward is somewhat cartoon-like in nature. as the story progresses, there is a subtle but noticeable change in his art style, becoming more realistic as he ages over the years.