MeZolith is a graphic novel for older children and adults, written by a leading oral storyteller, with extraordinarily immersive illustrations by one of Britain's top film concept artists. It imagines a year in the life of Poika - a Mesolithic boy on the cusp of adulthood. Set in what is now North East Yorkshire, 10,000 years ago before Britain became an island, stories of a small tribe's daily struggle for survival are interwoven with some of humankind's most ancient myths, fairytales and legends. Grounded in detailed archaeological research, this is a book of action and adventure, horror and romance, magic and beauty.
MeZolith was one of The Times's Graphic Novels of the Year in 2010.
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" Mezolith is the most important British graphic novel of the last twenty years . . . It's not something to put alongside Tintin, it's something to put alongside Dickens or Steinbeck" (Dave Morris Mirabilis)
"An evocatively written, visually stunning piece of work . . . Those who love graphic novels or just plain good storytelling owe it to themselves to buy this book" (James Lovegrove Financial Times)
"Fabulous . . . Mezolith is one of the gems that emerged from Fickling's attempt at getting a new comic book going. Brilliantly illustrated by Adam Brockbank it is perfect for 9+ readers" (Amanda Craig The Times)
"Violent, beautiful, magical, compelling, this makes you want to go back in time and visit the landscape of the book" (Neel Mukherjee The Times)
"A dazzling evocation of ancient life and lore through the wide eyes of a young boy" (Paul Gravett)
Superb illustration and spell-binding storytelling combine in this award-winning graphic novel about Stone Age Britain.
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Descrizione libro David Fickling Books, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110385618263
Descrizione libro David Fickling Books, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0385618263
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