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Chopsticks

Anthony, Jessica, 1974-

(Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Chopsticks
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Told entirely with images, this is the story of Glory, a piano prodigy. Brilliant and lonely, Glory falls in love with Frank, who moves in next door, and is soon unable to play anything but the song "Chopsticks."
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, c2012
ISBN: 1595144358
9781595144355
Branch Call Number: ANTHONY J
Anthony, J
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Corral, Rodrigo

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Dec 16, 2014
  • KindianaJones rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

It was beautiful to read a book full of ephemera and have it tell a story. The story seemed a bit contrived, like it's only purpose may have been its own cleverness, but I fell for it anyway.

Dec 18, 2013
  • Cynthia_N rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really enjoyed this book! It felt like I was peeking through someone's scrapbook of a relationship. I am sure that the more time you spend perusing the book the more you will see in the artifacts.

Aug 13, 2013
  • DanceFiddler rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A teenage piano prodigy disappears. This covers the story of the past eighteen months before her disappearance, including her deteriorating mental condition, in order to solve the mystery. It isn’t told in prose, but rather in a scrapbook of artifacts, newspaper clippings and brief snatches of conversations. A different experience. A simple and not terribly complex story, but beautifully told. I’m not quite sure I liked the ending, though.

Aug 12, 2013
  • zedbailey rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Beautiful, beautiful, book. Unlike anything that has been given, written or made in graphic novel form. It is a book that deserves several readings as the story is rather subtle, drawing you in and giving you clues as to what is happening. I found myself emotionally drawn in reading this story wound tightly upon their story and misgivings while finding myself emotionally moved. I hope more graphic novels will push the envelope as this one has done. This is a modern Eisner in the making.

Jun 01, 2013
  • Kewashere rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This book was very interesting, I'll admit I was a bit confused but it was good none-of-the less

May 06, 2013
  • VioletEyed rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The story and images of the book were stunning! I felt so guilty that I had finished it in just two hours, when I'd seen how much work had gone into it. Very quick, poetic, and artistic.

Mar 20, 2013
  • Khekabeka rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This was one of the most creatively written books I have experienced in months. Something like this was a long time coming and should be reviewed often for this generations place in the reading world. Well thought out, well put together and the characters were very likeable.

Dec 16, 2012
  • FlightlessBird rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Beautiful and intriguing.

Sep 27, 2012
  • Dimmu16 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I ordered this book and glad I did! I really liked this book! :)

Sep 25, 2012
  • jvanderg rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A breathtaking and innovative work. What does it really mean to be madly in love?

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Sep 25, 2012
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Sep 27, 2012
  • Dimmu16 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Its not clear but I think they did.

Sep 27, 2012
  • Dimmu16 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: A few.

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