Noté /5. Retrouvez Deogratias: A Tale Of Rwanda et des millions de livres en stock sur Achetez neuf ou d’occasion. Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda has ratings and reviews. Orsodimondo said: GRAZIE A DIO PER COSA?Ambientato in Rwanda subito prima e subito. The winner of the Goscinny Prize for outstanding graphic novel script, this is the harrowing tale of the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, as seen through the e.

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Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda

Deogratas am not sure if I could handle so much bleakness, but your review does intrigue me. It is revealed that she and Father Stanislass where once lovers. Anyway, I’m sure the author won’t hold your opinion against you if he does come across your review!

Melody Sep 23,1: I’m going to have to read this rwandz few more times before Rwandw be able to talk intelligently about Deogratias. A Tale deogratjas Rwanda successfully depicts an individualized perspective of the genocide and would be a great addition to a lesson on the history of this devastating event.

The story incorporates flashbacks rather effectively so you find out what happened leading up to the genocide and then you see how Deogratias deals with the afterm This is a tough book to read. The art is not super amazing, but it fits the story. Definitely adding it to the wishlist: Stassen is a journalist who lives in Rwanda, and his art is bold and clear, using different color palettes to seamlessly shift between before and after.

I absolutely loved the art! I just looked at their catalog and realized I’ve read a couple already, and I loved fale so much. The story takes place before, during, and after the genocide in Rwanda ; told through parallel storylines. There are moments when it evokes the horror, of course. How did he get to where he is?

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Much of the art’s use of dark tones and little contrast is, somewhat reversely, very striking to the eye. Shannon Oct 18, I wouldn’t have heard of it otherwise, and now I really feel like I should read it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The book was published in French in by Dupuis and has appeared in a number of different translations.

I imagine this is probably just me and my hangups, so if the author should happen to come across this, I don’t mean it personally But for something like this, it just might be too soon. Paperbackrrwanda pages. I knew just from the description that this one is too dark for me, but it is so impressive that so much is conveyed without any actual depiction of the violence.

Mar 26, Emma Deneault rated it really liked it. Jul 09, matt rated it really liked it Shelves: It sounds like a powerful and worthwhile read. In the introduction, the translator Alexis Siegel says: Some of the images are very disturbing and rightfully so. In an attempt to describe the psychological impact that the genocide had on Deogratias and others who lived through it, the creators of this story painted the main character as someone who woul Written and illustrated by Jean-Philippe Stassen, Deogratias: This award-winning comic was originally published in Belgium in and has an introduction explaining the history leading to the Rwandan genocide.

Feb 25, William Freeman rated it it was ok. Who also at the end lets Deogratias confess to him and listen to all of Deogratias’ stories. Literary Feline Sep 25, Yes, it would be powerful.

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Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda by Jean-Philippe Stassen

He was not only a victim of the events, but also ended up being an active participant in the rape, murder, and torture of his friends.

Martin Luther King once spoke of. What would if do, at that time, in that place?

Powerful story that stays with you. I love that “The story told here reanda fragmented: This looks so good, and I love the graphics. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Jul 24, Anna rated it it was amazing Shelves: I was struck, emotionally, by the plight of Deogratias as he suffers mentally in the brutal aftermath of the genocide.

Deogratias was an interesting and layered tale that I will be thinking about for awhile. On the one hand, I want very much to read it. People are mutilated with machetes, and women and girls are brutally raped in unimaginable ways, however, the images in this graphic novel does not reflect those sorts of images. It tells me about what happened between Hutus and Tutsis.

Stassen accomplishes much with few pages less than 80!

But for example, Diogratias – in the end we find out exactly the role he played in the killings, but I don’t think he was portrayed as a lf.