The Great Walls of Samaris (Stories of the Fantastic)
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Published by Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fantasy - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fantasy,
  • Graphic Novels

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8341015M
ISBN 100918348366
ISBN 109780918348364

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Many fans of The Obscure Cities (which I introduced here) will tell you that the first volume, The Walls of Samaris, first collected in , represents a freshman effort, despite the acclaim it’s won.. The book’s writer, Benoît Peeters, shares this view. In his afterword to the second edition, entitled “Return to Samaris” (Retour à Samaris), he writes frankly that the book “was. Eerie and paranoid, with architecture and design the most important characters in the tale, The Great Walls of Samaris presents a wholly believable world of familiarity and alienation, underscored with an almost Kafkaesque perversity. The aura of menace is palpable, but with only the merest hint of danger. Buy The Great Walls of Samaris (Stories of the fantastic) by Francois Schuiten, Benoit Peeters (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on . This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for: Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits.

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