A Fresh And Brilliantly Told Memoir From A Cult Favorite Comic Artist, Marked By Gothic Twists, A Family Funeral Home, Sexual Angst, And Great BooksThis Breakout Book By Alison Bechdel Is A Darkly Funny Family Tale, Pitch Perfectly Illustrated With Bechdel S Sweetly Gothic Drawings Like Marjane Satrapi S Persepolis, It S A Story Exhilaratingly Suited To Graphic Memoir FormMeet Alison S Father, A Historic Preservation Expert And Obsessive Restorer Of The Family S Victorian Home, A Third Generation Funeral Home Director, A High School English Teacher, An Icily Distant Parent, And A Closeted Homosexual Who, As It Turns Out, Is Involved With His Male Students And A Family Babysitter Through Narrative That Is Alternately Heartbreaking And Fiercely Funny, We Are Drawn Into A Daughter S Complex Yearning For Her Father And Yet, Apart From Assigned Stints Dusting Caskets At The Family Owned Fun Home, As Alison And Her Brothers Call It, The Relationship Achieves Its Most Intimate Expression Through The Shared Code Of BooksWhen Alison Comes Out As Homosexual Herself In Late Adolescence, The Denouement Is Swift, Graphic And Redemptive
Alison Bechdel is an American cartoonist Originally best known for the long running comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For, in 2006 she became a best selling and critically acclaimed author with her graphic memoir Fun Home.
- 240 pages
- Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
- Alison Bechdel
- 19 May 2018 Alison Bechdel