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Comics & Graphic Novels Historical Fiction

Snaps

by (artist) Rebecca Kraatz

Publisher
Conundrum Press
Initial publish date
May 2011
Category
Historical Fiction, Literary
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781894994552
    Publish Date
    May 2011
    List Price
    $15.00

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Description

Snaps takes place just before, during, and after the Second World War in a tiny town on Vancouver Island. The complex narrative is a period piece told from various points of view, in the Modernist literary tradition, and sometimes the characters and their stories overlap in intriguing ways. The style is magic realism combined with pulp dialogue. There are soldiers, tough working women, and children, who present their slice of life stories in a brief two or three pages, almost in a photographic way, hence the title. Sometimes dreamy, sometimes surreal, this graphic novel will further establish Kraatz's reputation as a writer-centric artist and a talent to watch.

About the author

Rebecca Kraatz hails from Vancouver Island and now calls Dartmouth, Nova Scotia her home.

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