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Gabrielle Bell

3.66 of 5 Votes: 1
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Books by Gabrielle Bell
The Voyeurs (2012)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Gave up on this one. This was like reading someone's scatterbrained journal. I would be interested in a story she was telling, then flip the page and not be able to tell if we were on the same story or a different one. Often, there would be no ending to one story or she'd sort of...
Cecil and Jordan in New York (2009)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: A collection of Gabrielle Bell's previously published comics (for the most part), several from Mome and Drawn & Quarterly. These stories are less directly autobiographic than those in Lucky, although a couple of Lucky stories find their way in this collection. This represents som...
Cecil y Jordan en Nueva York (2009)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Some very pretty stories, sweet and melancholy; some other ones, maybe due to her understated style which works really well in some stories, just left me not caring. The one based on the Kate Chopin story, especially, really failed to capture the nuances that made the original st...
Cecil Et Jordan À New York (2010)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Hm. There are a couple of real gems in here -- the story about the art teacher and the one about the windowsill birds. Bell tends to either go a bit too far into the abstract or into personal anecdote, and it's best when she balances the two, and when she does it's really really ...
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