Black hole

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 Black hole
Цена: 1219 руб.
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Вес: 965 г
Ширина упаковки: 170 мм
Высота упаковки: 40 мм
Глубина упаковки: 240 мм
Тип обложки (Переплет): Мягкая обложка
Количество страниц: 368
Год выпуска: 2008
Автор на обложке: Charles Burns
ISBN: 9780375714726
Тип издания: Отдельное издание
Язык издания: Английский
Издательство: Pantheon

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The setting: suburban Seattle, the mid-1970s. We learn from the outset that a strange plague has descended upon the area’s teenagers, transmitted by sexual contact. The disease is manifested in any number of ways - from the hideously grotesque to the subtle (and concealable) - but once you’ve got it, that’s it. There’s no turning back.As we inhabit the heads of several key characters - some kids who have it, some who don’t, some who are about to get it - what unfolds isn’t the expected battle to fight the plague, or bring heightened awareness to it , or even to treat it. What we become witness to instead is a fascinating and eerie portrait of the nature of high school alienation itself - the savagery, the cruelty, the relentless anxiety and ennui, the longing for escape.