Graphic novels beckon bibliophiles

 
The graphic novels on display.A graphic novel is supplemented with visuals through graphics to make for more interesting and easy read. A graphic novel is “a type of comic book, usually with lengthy and complex storyline similar to those of novels.” Bound in longer and more durable formats, they are different from traditional, comic magazines, though using same materials and methods.

Beckoning book lovers are over 30 tomes — Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, Ruyard Kipling’s Kim Ana Sewell’s Black Beauty, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet & The Tempest, H G Wells’ The Time Machine, Sinbad The Sailor, Ali Baba & Forty Thieves, The fisherman and the genie, Aladdin and his magic lamp, Peter O’Donnell’s female James Bond — Modesty Blaise series, Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman series, Alan Martin’s Tank Girl series among others. 

The exhibition is on till July 31, 2009 at British Library, Prestige Takt, 23 Kasturba Road Cross. 

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