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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

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Chabon, Michael(2000)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

This book of epic proportions takes on magic, comic books, WWII, family relationships, and life in New York, through the eyes of Jewish immigrants Thomas Kavalier and his cousin Samuel Clay. Tom escapes from Prague with the Nazis on his heels then teams up with Sammy to write and illustrate some of the most popular superhero comic books of the era. These comic strips are emblematic of the longings, loves, losses, and eventual salvation of their creators. The interweaving of a multitude of exciting plots, with action and larger than life heroes keeps the reader eagerly waiting the next escapade in the lives of Kavalier & Clay. An intriguing, well-developed novel.

Reviewed by Michele H., Main Library

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