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Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth Jimmy Corrigan Has Rightly Been Hailed As The Greatest Graphic Novel Ever To Be Published It Won The Guardian First Book Award , The First Graphic Novel To Win A Major British Literary PrizeIt Is The Tragic Autobiography Of An Office Dogsbody In Chicago Who One Day Meets The Father Who Abandoned Him As A Child With A Subtle, Complex And Moving Story And The Drawings That Are As Simple And Original As They Are Strikingly Beautiful, Jimmy Corrigan Is A Book Unlike Any Other And Certainly Not To Be Missed ONE OF THE GUARDIAN S BEST BOOKS OF THE St CENTURY


About the Author: Chris Ware

CHRIS WARE is widely acknowledged as the most gifted and beloved cartoonist of his generation by both his mother and seven year old daughter His Jimmy Corrigan The Smartest Kid on Earth won the Guardian First Book Award and was listed as one of the 100 Best Books of the Decade by the London Times in 2009 An irregular contributor to This American Life and The New Yorker where some of the pages



10 thoughts on “Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth

  1. says:

    This is a five star graphic novel , so I am giving it five stars However, I hated it Well, no, I didn t hate it, I hated reading it So I am abandoning it with relief.The great thing about this book is the brilliant graphic concepts which dazzle and delight on every


  2. says:

    I guess I understand why people MIGHT consider this a masterpiece I, myself not a wholehearted admirer of the graphic novel, am usually very surprised by the narrative techniques and posh styles used in famous comics like Watchmen , Maus , most recently, Ghost World This o


  3. says:

    I m surprised that GoodReads doesn t allow a sixth star for this book alone I can not say enough great things about Jimmy Corrigan Honestly, it changed my life, and I can t imagine anyone not being in awe of its mathematics, literally and figuratively This book is like the Catche


  4. says:

    I love me some graphic novels but I don t pretend that the vast majority of them rise to the level of serious literature Most of the time I look for the large number of books out there that are clever as in, better than 90% of TV as a mindless respite between novels And in the case of o


  5. says:

    Imagine life eclipsed by imagination The bloodiest, the most beautiful, the most vulnerable imaginings, and the disintegration of wishes as we make them This is how life unfolds in the mind of Jimmy Corrigan, the desolate main character in Chris Ware s graphic novel Jimmy speaks full sentences


  6. says:

    This is my third foray into the world of graphic novels This book compels me to continue into this genre Chris Ware tells a heart rending story of loneliness, but what truly captured my admiration was the artwork He does a sort of stylistic 180 from the narrative While the story is intimate and emoti


  7. says:

    Well, the technical quality of the art is certainly good, and it s formally inventive and all that, and it most definitely does an effective job at maintaining and conveying a consistent mood if you were feeling charitable, you could even say that there s something kind of magnificent about it s overwhelmin


  8. says:

    I won t lie to you I spent days not liking this book.Jimmy Corrigan is described by the author as a lonely, emotionally impaired human castaway You got that right He s also possibly the dullest man on Earth and Chris Ware does not skimp on the tedium Panel after cartoon panel of people sitting in diners, doctors o


  9. says:

    I have read this 3 4 times but never felt ready to review it in the manner it deserves. and am still not quite ready This is a great work, maybe the very work that catapulted Ware into the upper reaches of the comics hierarchy Ware, one of the 4 5 most influential and greatest comics writers in the world, started this gr


  10. says:

    I read Jimmy Corrigan sitting in a Denny s in Florida in 2000, watching the Bush Gore election returns I just finished rereading it again today It s nowhere near as depressing as it was the first time, but then, how could it be I remember putting the book down in 2000 when I got to the last page and realized the complexity of t


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