Parenthesis

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Pub Date 09 Feb 2021 | Archive Date 09 Feb 2021
IDW Publishing, Top Shelf Productions

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A triumph of graphic memoir, Parenthesis narrates the author's experience with tumor-related epilepsy--losing herself, and finding herself again.

Judith is barely out of her teens when a tumor begins pressing on her brain, ushering in a new world of seizures, memory gaps, and loss of self. Suddenly, the sentence of her normal life has been interrupted by the opening of a parenthesis that may never close.

Based on the real experiences of cartoonist Élodie Durand, Parenthesis is a gripping testament of struggle, fragility, acceptance, and transformation which was deservedly awarded the Revelation Prize of the Angoulême International Comics Festival.
A triumph of graphic memoir, Parenthesis narrates the author's experience with tumor-related epilepsy--losing herself, and finding herself again.

Judith is barely out of her teens when a tumor begins...

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I really enjoyed this autobiographical account of a young woman learning to manage epilepsy. it was sensitively dealt with and addressed the potential issues raised by the condition and treatment. I am sure this would be a really encouragement to folks dealing with similar issues . I enjoyed the art style of this graphic novel. It was simple but conveyed a lot of emotion in each frame. Well worth a read.

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Wow. Just wow. A gripping, raw, emotional, and intimate memoir. This translated GN tells Judith’s story through emotional images and personal writings, addressed to her mom, about the authors and her family’s personal journey through a brain tumor diagnosis, seizures, treatments and her path back to living. Very emotional and touching - you can see the pain and experience her journey through her drawings

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