[The Tale of One Bad Rat] E–pub Ë Bryan Talbot


The Tale of One Bad Rat

Download ✓ The Tale of One Bad Rat ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Ezenas de prémios e tem sido usado constantemente em programas de leitura e literacia nos EUA e no Reino Unido e em centros para crianças ue sofreram abuso This Graphic Novel Capital G Capital N made me cryI cried because I felt the suffering of the main character Helen PotterI cried because I felt joy at her overcoming her adversitiesI cried because this was a perfect example of how the graphic medium can be just as mature and well drafted as any Novel out thereThen I cried when I had finished reading it just because

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Download ✓ The Tale of One Bad Rat ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Ituado argumentista Foi o primeiro autor e desenhador de BD a obter um doutoramento em ArteEste livro foi publicado em mais de uma dúzia de Países venceu d This was truly a work of artI remember my mother wanted to read it back in my childhood but she never picked up any of the issues So I was uite excited when I found a battered collection of them at my new libraryBryan Talbot handles this touching story of childhood lost molestation and street living with a realism and humanity that I ve not seen from authors before Most turn their stories into Lifetime movies almost making caricatures of the people involved And perhaps that s the strangest part of this a comic where people should be caricatures here than anywhere else But they aren t they are humanThe best part is the ending Although perhaps too ideal to be considered realistic it is nonetheless uplifting and joyousThe art was excellent as well perfectly treading the line between Beatrix Potter and urban gritI cannot recommend this book to young adult and adult readers

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Download ✓ The Tale of One Bad Rat ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Bryan Talbot é um dos grandes autores britânicos ilustrador de séries emblemáticas de comics como The Sandman Hellblazer ou Fables É igualmente um conce The Tale of One Bad Rat is one of those classics of the medium one of those books that was an indelible footnote in the uest to prove that comics could be about than just superheroes and melodrama Whether Bryan Talbot s intent or not One Bad Rat became one of the arguments for comics being a medium of communication worth the same level of serious consideration as literature Or if not literature then at least the same sober reflection that cinema could garner In a way that s kind of an unfair burden to saddle upon the slim graphic novellaIt s not that Talbot s exploration of abuse and homelessness and the by turns villainous and kind nature of the human animal is in any way bad because it s not It s just that the book as good as it is in its way doesn t do very much to prove the medium It hints at possibilities and broaches potential but it doesn t carry comics uite where they would need to in order to be taken seriously Though I will grant that in 1994 this was a good step forward in the evolution of the medium and it s not as if One Bad Rat doesn t contribute anything to the argument One Bad Rat does two things for the medium It presents a serious issue in a dramatically plausible way and it incorporates literary allusion in a largely worthwhile mannerYoung and homeless teen protagonist Helen plays refugee from two abusive parents trying to muddle her way through a world that cannot make sense to a mind scarred so early and deeply by counterfeit love Over the book s first half Talbot offers an empathetic look at how life outside of a home might play out It s a heavy read though not so heartbreaking as it could be largely because Talbot keeps the real problem off screen and unspoken for most of the journey Certainly there are allusions to the sinister throughout but the true horror of her situation is never laid out gratuitouslyBeyond this Talbot not only makes Helen an ardent fan of Beatrix Potter her life and works but skillfully uses that character interest to build his story Helen sees things in Potter esue terms For much of the second half of the Tale she is accompanied by a human sized rat functioning as silent confidant That Helen would grasp onto Potter s history and millieu so strongly makes good sense in the world of Talbot s telling and it gives one the sense that One Bad Rat is something than just one trite examination of abuse Beatrix Potter becomes a talisman for Helen one by which she hopes to find the strength to grow beyond her terrible pastAnd it all almost entirely works AlmostThe first problem is likely less Talbot s fault and mine for not having the patience to read dialogue that is written in dialect One Bad Rat takes place in Britain specifically in the city and in the lushly illustrated environs around where Potter wrote her own famous Tales and some characters speak with one variety or another of British English And Talbot writes his dialects out phonetically This is problematic especially for those readers unfamiliar with the ins and outs of various dialects It only takes a few moments hopefully for a reader to understand that gel is just an abhorrent pronunciation of girl but those moments serve to interrupt flow and create a distance between the story and the readerThere is of course the possibility that this was Talbot s intent and that Helen herself is having the same difficulty understanding these persons as we are though she never lets on that this is the caseThe other problem is the final device a Beatrix Potter style tale designed to show us Helen s growth and vector for rehabilitation It s a good idea and is worked into the story well and believably but it was pages longer than its use merited The writing was I suppose a reasonable facsimile of Potter s style though perhaps approximating one of her lesser stories and reframes Helen s arc in a sometimes amusing fashion Still it just seemed to go on and on and in the end probably wasn t worth the effort For Helen it obviously would have been but she s still just a kid and even kids who become adept at copying their favourite tales or art styles rarely have the discipline to know when to reign in their excesses Apart from these few complaints the art is marvelous and Talbot excels both in his depictions of landscape and his framing of scenes Even and sometimes especially his uiet contemplative scenes pack a subdued dramatic power due wholly to the particular vantage he grants the reader All told a good book that suffers for the burden that had been unfairly placed upon it as the medium developed much the same as with Spiegelman s Mausreview courtesy of Good Ok Bad

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  • 25 April 2020
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    [The Tale of One Bad Rat] E–pub Ë Bryan Talbot Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Free read The Tale of One Bad Rat SoUmYeah The art was spectacular The story too much on the nose for the most part I suppose where it strays fro

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    Free read The Tale of One Bad Rat [The Tale of One Bad Rat] E–pub Ë Bryan Talbot The Tale of One Bad Rat is one of those classics of the medium one of those books that was an indelible footnote in the uest to prove that comics could be about than just superheroes and melodrama Whether Bryan Talbot's intent or not One Bad Rat became one of the arguments for comics being a medium of communication worth the same level of serious consideration as literature Or if not literature then at least the same sober reflection that c

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    Free read The Tale of One Bad Rat [The Tale of One Bad Rat] E–pub Ë Bryan Talbot I'm between a 3 and a 4 in the gr stars This book does many things beautifully and well and also sometimes it feels like a dated manual of some kind detailing the negative affects of abuse Which isn't necessarily a bad thing Just the book gets a little klunky in moments and then resolves kind of uickly That said Talbot

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    [The Tale of One Bad Rat] E–pub Ë Bryan Talbot Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Okay let’s see The basic premise according to Talbot was “a homeless girl with a synchronistic link with Beatrix Potter follows Potter’s escape into her new life in the Lakes” He goes on to admit that having Helen flee sexual abuse at the hands of her father was a plot device to get her homeless but that it is a common cause of teenage homelessness Fine then So it’s common That explains the cliché wa

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    Free read The Tale of One Bad Rat Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Bryan Talbot ¼ 7 Free read Bottled up emotions it's best to let it out I didn't uite like how Helen confronted her abuser though A talk That's all I was expecting something violent Now that would be satisfying I also don't see the point of all those boring facts about

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    Free read The Tale of One Bad Rat Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Bryan Talbot ¼ 7 Free read This was truly a work of artI remember my mother wanted to read it back in my childhood but she never picked up any of the issues So I was uite excited when I found a battered collection of them at my new libraryBryan Talbot handles this touching story of childhood lost molestation and street living with a realism and humanity that I've not seen from authors before Most turn their stories into Lifetime movies almost making caricatures of th

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    Free read The Tale of One Bad Rat Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Bryan Talbot ¼ 7 Free read This Graphic Novel Capital G Capital N made me cryI cried because I felt the suffering of the main character Helen PotterI cried bec

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    Free read The Tale of One Bad Rat [The Tale of One Bad Rat] E–pub Ë Bryan Talbot Bryan Talbot ¼ 7 Free read This is a graphic novel centred around a survivor of parental emotionalsexual abuse Helenwho loves Beatrix Potter and empathises with rats It follows her journey in dealing with and eventually healing from this abuseThe positives first the art was good and gave a solid sense of Britain in the Nineties and some of the character momentselements depicting reaction to abuse and trauma were well done The fake Beat

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    [The Tale of One Bad Rat] E–pub Ë Bryan Talbot Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Bryan Talbot ¼ 7 Free read A young woman Helen flees her cruel cold stepmother and her sexually abusive father becoming a ward of the streets Following the trail of Beatrix Potter her favorite author Helen survives drunken statesmen police suatter houses and opportunistic good Samaritans at last reaching her promised land in the countrysi

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    Download ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Bryan Talbot Bryan Talbot ¼ 7 Free read [The Tale of One Bad Rat] E–pub Ë Bryan Talbot Intense and no doubt groundbreaking for the time Yay for bringing abuse stories into the foreground These stories are necessary Appreciated the rat as metaphor Obviously triggering for some The ending is a bit har

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