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10 thoughts on “Jimmy Corrigan

  1. says:

    This is a five star graphic novel , so I am giving it five stars However, I hated it Well, no, I didn t hate it, I hated reading it So I am abandoning it with relief.The great thing about this book is the brilliant graphic concepts which dazzle and delight on every other page They are really stunning The unreadable thing about this book is its subject matter, which is the life of a miserable loner with a bullying father examined in very great painful detail Rarely has a book been so origin This is a five star graphic novel , so I am giving it five stars However, I hated it Well, no, I didn t hate it, I hated reading it So I am abandoning it with relief.The great thing about this book is the brilliant graph...


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    IL FIORE NELL URNA CINERARIA il disegnatore che ha vinto pi premi di qualsiasi altro del suo settore Il primo fumettista chiamato a esporre al Whitney Museum e nel 2006 gli stata dedicata una personale al Museum of Contemporary Art di Chicago Chris Ware stato appassionato di Peanuts sin da piccolo, al punto che scrisse una lettera a Charlie Brown per San Valentino perch gli dispiaceva il suo eroe di matita non ne ricevesse mai nessuna.Professa reverenza ed pronto a genuflettersi davan IL FIORE NELL URNA CINERARIA il disegnatore che ha vinto pi premi di qualsiasi altro del suo settore Il primo fumettista chiamato a esporre al Whitney Museum e nel 2006 gli stata dedicata una personale al Museum of Contempo...


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    I guess I understand why people may consider this a masterpiece I, myself not a wholehearted admirer of the graphic novel, am usually very surprised by the narrative techniques and posh styles used in famous comics like Watchmen , Maus , most recently Ghost World This one is said to elevate the medium to another level and it kinda sorta does like witnessing Jim Carrey going from funnyman to dramatic actor The story is so droll, boring, sad did I really need this type of monoto I guess I understand why people may consider this a masterpiece I, myself not a wholehearted...


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    I m surprised that GoodReads doesn t allow a sixth star for this book alone I can not say enough great things about Jimmy Corrigan Honestly, it changed my life, and I can t imagine anyone not being in awe of its mathematics, literally and figuratively This ...


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    This is my third foray into the world of graphic novels This book compels me to continue into this genre Chris Ware tells a heart rending story of loneliness, but what truly captured my admiration was the artwork He does a sort of stylistic 180 from the narrative While the story is intimate and emotional his images...


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    I love me some graphic novels but I don t pretend that the vast majority of them rise to the level of serious literature Most of the time I look for the large number of books out there that are clever as in, better than 90% of TV as a mindless respite between novels And in the case of ones such as Louis Riel, Berlin, or Maus, I get a little bit of education without trudging through a 600 page history book Jimmy Corrigan, though, is one of the five or six graphic novels I ve read that have I love me some graphic novels but I don t pretend that the vast majority of them rise to the level of serious literature Most of the time I look for the large number of books out there that are clever as in, better than 90% of TV as a mindless respite between novels And in the case of ones such as Louis Riel, Berlin, or Maus, I get a little bit of education without trudging through a 600 page history book Jimmy Corrigan, though, is one of the fi...


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    La triste solitudine del perdenteInizio con il dire che non credo di avere mai letto una graphic novel o dovrei dire romanzo pi triste di questa.Un libro ponderoso trecentottanta tavole, tremilasettantadue disegni, trecentottantapagine che, in modo assolutamente innovativo, meticoloso e originale, racconta l incontro disastroso tra un uomo di mezza et debole, triste e incapace d...


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    Imagine life eclipsed by imagination The bloodiest, the most beautiful, the most vulnerable imaginings, and the disintegration of wishes as we make them This is how life unfolds in the mind of Jimmy Corrigan, the desolate main character in Chris Ware s graphic novel Jimmy speaks full sentences only when he imagines In his mind he has courage, kills people, commits suicide, has sex, and is the smartest kid on earth In his actual life, Jimmy is a spineless, aging man, with no friends and no Imagine life eclipsed by imagination The bloodiest, the mos...


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    I won t lie to you I spent days not liking this book.Jimmy Corrigan is described by the author as a lonely, emotionally impaired human castaway You got that right He s also possibly the dullest man on Earth and Chris Ware does not skimp on the tedium Panel after cartoon panel of people sitting in diners, doctors offices, and hospital waiting rooms.This is WAY too much like MY life.Then we meet Jimmy s grandfather, a sad and lonely child, and his great grandfather, who helped build the Whit I won t lie to you I spent days not liking this book.Jimmy Corrigan is described by the author as a lonely, emotionally impaired human castaway You got that right He s also possibly the dullest man on Earth and Chris Ware does not skimp on the tedium Panel after cartoon panel of people sitting in diners, doctors offices, and hospital waiting rooms.This is WAY too much like MY life.Then we meet Jimmy s grandfather, a sad and lonely child, and his great grandfather, who helped build the White City during the 1893 Columbian Exposition Suddenly, I was happy again I loved their stories, though they were not always pleasant to read.What a family of unhappy men.The artwork in this book is spectacular The colors are vibrant and contrast well with the sad doings occuring in the novel The design and layout are creative It even includes a zoetrope and tiny f...


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    I read Jimmy Corrigan sitting in a Denny s in Florida in 2000, watching the Bush Gore election returns I just finished rereading it again today It s nowhere near as depressing as it was the first time, but then, how could it be I remember putting the book down in 2000 when I got to the last page and realized...


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Jimmy Corrigan This First Book From Chicago Author Chris Ware Is A Pleasantly Decorated View At A Lonely And Emotionally Impaired Everyman Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest Kid On Earth , Who Is Provided, At Age 36, The Opportunity To Meet His Father For The First Time An Improvisatory Romance Which Gingerly Deports Itself Between 1890 S Chicago And 1980 S Small Town Michigan, The Reader Is Helped Along By Thousands Of Colored Illustrations And Diagrams, Which, When Read Rapidly In Sequence, Provide A Convincing Illusion Of Life And Movement The Bulk Of The Work Is Supported By Fold Out Instructions, An Index, Paper Cut Outs, And A Brief Apology, All Of Which Concrete To Form A Rich Portrait Of A Man Stunted By A Paralyzing Fear Of Being Disliked.