TALES FROM THE INNER CITY is a collection of incredibly original stories, rich with feeling, strangely moving, almost numinous. And when the reader comes to the artwork, it's like walking into an amazing room, and then throwing open a curtain to see a brilliant scene that makes you understand and appreciate everything you've encountered in a deeper way. ...
|Title||:||Tales from the Inner City|
|Number of Pages||:||272 pages|
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Tales from the Inner City Reviews
Don't miss Shaun Tan's work if you want to see the best boundary-pushing of the visual storytelling format in books. - Becky O, Collection Development
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This book is a real treasure! Goodreads should allow assigning 6 stars from time to time, like once a month or something.
Tales from the City gives you the full package. However, unlike previous graphic novels by Shaun Tan, this one focuses more on the writing. One still gets to enjoy the magical illustrations, each an art piece complete in its own right, but this time around they are accompanied by beautiful, 2-3-page stories and poems. Stories from the inner city. All telling us, as well as as ...more
An absolutely fascinating collection of what I can only think of describing as post-modern cautionary tales which, through our relationship with animals, explores man's materialistic obsessions and how we have lost our relationship with animals and the natural world.
As with all Tan's work, interpretation is left open and meanings will be rich and varied with some stories' messages clearer than others (perhaps). It is fascinating to think that the blend between extended written narrative and glo ...more
This book was a Best of the Best for the month of November 2018, as selected by Stevo's Book Reviews on the Internet. http://forums.delphiforums.com/stevo1...
If you are a fan of Shaun Tan, then you'll be pleased with this collection. It is a set of stories and drawings around various animals. Shaun takes a different view of things (for example, fish on the cover is actually in the sky) and then tells a story around this different viewpoint.
100/10, I loved this.
This is a really beautiful book between its words and its illustrations. Sweet and surreal and strange and weirdly lovely.
Wow, what a gorgeous books. Review TK for Kidsreads or Teenreads.