Watchmen (english)

by Alan Moore - Dave Gibbons | Graphic Novels |
ISBN: 0930289234 Global Overview for this book
Registered by PhVl of Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées France on 10/14/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by PhVl from Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées France on Saturday, October 14, 2017
I first read it in french back in 1997, I remember, while staying at a friend's in Grenoble between two job interviews, and I loved it because I had never read a graphic novel before. And what a graphic novel ! This one is mixing super-hero comics, psychology, history, politics, sociology, even philosophy in a riveting and realistic/uchronian plot. Watchmen is truly a masterpiece. That's why I wanted years later to read it in English. But I realized that in this particular case the original version had nothing more to offer for me. I'm keeping the french one that I re-read from time to time and I can release this one.

Journal Entry 2 by PhVl at by post, A Bookcrossing member -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Released 1 yr ago (12/12/2017 UTC) at by post, A Bookcrossing member -- Controlled Releases

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Making a wish come true up there in Netherlands.

Journal Entry 3 by wingBoekentrolwing at Leeuwarden, Fryslân (Friesland) Netherlands on Saturday, December 16, 2017
What an enourmous surprise! Thank you, thank you SO much for fulfilling a wish by sending this book to me!
I look forward to reading it very much!

Journal Entry 4 by wingBoekentrolwing at Leeuwarden, Fryslân (Friesland) Netherlands on Saturday, March 24, 2018
This book wasn't an easy read at all. The drawings distracted me from the text and vice versa. When the blue man came into the story and got to be a more leading character, I often lost track of the storyline.
But maybe that's just my inexperience with graphic novels. The text in between the chapters was surprising.

All in all: glad that the book came my way and I enjoyed reading it very much!

Journal Entry 5 by wingBoekentrolwing at Bookcrossing Convention Bordeaux 2018 in Bordeaux, Aquitaine France on Saturday, April 07, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (4/20/2018 UTC) at Bookcrossing Convention Bordeaux 2018 in Bordeaux, Aquitaine France

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At the book buffet.

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Journal Entry 6 by futurecat at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Saturday, April 21, 2018
Picked up from the book table at the Bordeaux convention. I've been wanting to read the graphic novel ever since the film came out.

Journal Entry 7 by futurecat at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Sunday, April 29, 2018
As is always the case, the book is so much richer and more interesting than the movie. Loved all the different layers going on, and the way there were little call-backs to the text in the images, and vice versa. The way the action paralleled the pirate story was particularly well done, I thought.

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Journal Entry 8 by futurecat at Auberge de Jeunesse in Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon France on Sunday, April 29, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (4/29/2018 UTC) at Auberge de Jeunesse in Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon France

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On the book exchange shelf. Happy bookcrossing to the finder!

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