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The song of Aglaia / Anne Simon ; translated from French by Jenna Allen.

Simon, Anne, 1980- (author,, artist.). Allen, Jenna, (translator.).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville AGN Sim (Text) 32604000225376 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette GN SIM (Text) 31951004327133 Main Floor - Graphic Novels Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781683961079
  • ISBN: 1683961072
  • Physical Description: 119 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in France as La Geste D'AglaƩ.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Oceanides -- The circus -- Anne, Charlotte & Emily -- The abduction -- Aglaia's victory -- Her reign -- The field of chasms -- Kite & Aglaia -- The crown -- The child.
Summary, etc.:
Betrayed by her fleeting first love and her father's cold rejection, Aglaia the Oceanide conceives at a very young age a fierce hatred of men. She is by turns a reluctant wife, a passionate lover, an absent mother, a heroic fighter, and a revolutionary queen--and through it all, her destiny is inexorably linked to the complexity of her character in this deeply human, contemporary, and iconoclastic comedy. Cartoonist Anne Simon showcases a deft touch in this astute dissection of human relationships, which weaves 19th century France, biting feminism, and the pop imagination of the Beatles into one deliciously philosophical farce, full of subversive twists and comical turns.
Language Note:
In English. Translated from French.
Subject: Nymphs (Greek deities) > Comic books, strips, etc.
Animals, Mythical > Comic books, strips, etc.
Voyages and travels > Comic books, strips, etc.
Life change events > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Fantasy comics.
Graphic novel adaptations.

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