fiction comics short stories emotional reflective slow-paced

144 pages | first published 2011

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A gorgeously rendered graphic novel of Daniel Alarc n's story City of Clowns. From the author of The King Is Always Above the People, which was longlisted for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction. Oscar "Chino" Uribe is a young Peruvian journ...
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Summary of 93 reviews


challenging 80%
dark 80%
reflective 80%
emotional 60%
mysterious 40%
sad 40%
hopeful 20%


slow 40%
medium 40%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 40% | Yes: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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