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    Saltaire Blonde

    By Alan Hall

    Paperback £7.99

    Frida Kahlo: The Story of Her Life

    By Vanna Vinci

    Hardback £14.45

    This brilliant graphic novel artfully depicts the life and passions of Frida Kahlo, one of the 20th century's most enigmatic artists.

    Mandela, The Graphic Novel

    By Umlando Wezithombe

    Paperback £11.45

    A vivid account of Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life in the form of a full-colour graphic novel.

    Of Dancing Lights

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Eddie Ng is the bold but affable author of this graphic memoir with settings in Hong Kong, Canada and Australia. Whilst he is born with the proverbial silver-spoon, his life is not without challenges. However, he has the poise to rise above them.

    Mysteries of the Quantum Universe

    By Mathieu Burniat

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    The bestselling French graphic novel about the mind-bending world of quantum physicsFamous explorer Bob and his dog Rick have been around the world and even to the Moon, but their travels through the quantum universe show them the greatest wonders they've ever seen. As they follow their tour guide, the...

    Harvey Pekar's Cleveland

    By Harvey Pekar

    Hardback £14.45

    A lifelong Cleveland resident, Harvey Pekar pioneered autobiographical comics, mining the mundane for magic since 1976 in his ongoing American Splendor series. Harvey Pekar"s Cleveland is sadly one of his last, but happily one of his most definitive graphic novels. This book deals with his life and work.

    Nothing Lasts Forever

    By Sina Grace

    Paperback Save £3.14 = £10.85

    Cartoonist SINA GRACE returns with another chapter in his growing library of reflective memoir, producing his most compelling and strongest tale to date. Chronicling a year of heartbreaks, writer's block, career highs, emotional lows, and the emergence of a mystery illness, Nothing Lasts Forever is Grace's unflinching exploration of how...

    Heretics!: The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy

    By Ben Nadler

    Paperback Save £5.12 = £13.83

    An entertaining, enlightening, and humorous graphic narrative of the dangerous thinkers who laid the foundation of modern thought This entertaining and enlightening graphic narrative tells the exciting story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who challenged authority--sometimes risking excommunication, prison, and even death--to lay the foundations of modern philosophy and science and...

    Wake Up and Live: The Life of Bob Marley

    By Jim McCarthy

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    A graphic novel telling of the life of Jamaican reggae singer, song writer, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group The Wailers, he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later resonate with audiences worldwide.

    Gauguin: The Other World

    By Fabrizio Dori

    Paperback £10.25

    Paul Gauguin: a life of adventure, controversy, and creation

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