Tag Archives: graphic novels

New arrival: Hieronymus

I’m very pleased to see this latest arrival, Hieronymus by Marcel Ruijters, which I translated for Knockabout in the UK. Packed with great characters and so many, many little details from Bosch’s famous – and not so famous – works, this book is a fascinating exploration of the artist and the man. As 2016 is […]
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New arrival:First Man

My translation of Simon Schwartz‘s First Man: Reimagining Matthew Henson just arrived in the mail from Lerner Books. It’s based on the amazing true story, one I’m ashamed to say I’d never heard before, of Matthew Henson, the first African American to travel to the frozen wastes of the North. Beautifully illustrated, this graphic novel […]
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The Other Side of the Wall

I really enjoyed translating Simon Schwartz’s The Other Side of the Wall (Graphic Universe), a German graphic novel about a young boy growing up in East Berlin before the fall of the Wall. A cracking read!
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And another hoorah for comics!

I recently translated these two, very different graphic novels. Willy Linthout’s beautifully written What We Need to Know (Conundrum Press) is a touching family drama about three brothers, each struggling with his own demons. Legends of the Tour by Jan Cleijne (Head of Zeus), which I translated with Michele Hutchison, is a stunningly illustrated – […]
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