Ghost World
Ghost World
Daniel Clowes

Dan Clowes described the story in Ghost World as the examination of "the lives of two recent high school graduates from the advantaged perch of a constant and (mostly) undetectable eavesdropper, with the shaky detachment of a scientist who has grown fond of the prize microbes in his petri dish." From this perch comes a revelation about adolescence that is both subtle and coolly beautiful. Critics have pointed out Clowes's cynicism and vicious social commentary, but if you concentrate on those aspects, you'll miss the exquisite whole that Clowes has captured. Each chapter ends with melancholia that builds towards the amazing, detached, ghostlike ending.

Title Ghost World
Author Daniel Clowes
Publisher Fantagraphics Books
Title First Published 01 April 2001
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 80 p.
ISBN-10 1560974273
ISBN-13 9781560974277
Publication Date 01 April 2001
Main content page count 80
Weight 16 oz.

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