Aya Vol. 2: Aya of Yop City

Marguerite Abouet, Clément Oubrerie, Helge Dascher

The original Drawn & Quarterly volume of Aya debuted last year to much critical acclaim, receiving a Quill Award nomination and praise for its accessibility and for the rare portrait of a warm, vibrant Africa it presents. This continuation of the dynamic story by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie returns to Africa’s Ivory Coast in the late 1970s, where life in Yop City is as dramatic as ever. Oubrerie’s artwork synchronizes perfectly with Abouet’s funny and lighthearted writing, which together create a spirited atmosphere and scenarios that, however unique to the bygone setting, remain entirely contemporary in their effect.

status Copy #1 (4415): in
genre Literature and Fiction » General Literature
publisher Drawn and Quarterly
publish date September 16, 2008
popularity checked out 1 time(s)

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