On the Odd Hours

On the Odd Hours

A Tale

Graphic Novel - 2010
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The highly successful series of graphic novels co-published with The Louvre in Paris continues with its next outstanding book. This time the author invites readers on a guided tour of the museum by night, when the works of art come to life. Their guide: a deaf nightwatchman who somehow manages to communicate with the souls of those ethereal and timeless works of art. On The Odd Hours is a visual tour de force with a strong edge of the frighteningly fantastic.
Publisher: New York : NBM Comics Lit ; Paris : Musée de Louvre Éditions, c2010.
ISBN: 9781561635771
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIX FICTION LIB
Characteristics: 56 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Musée du Louvre

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Alena_T Feb 07, 2017

A deaf night watchman has the ability to communicate with the souls of the ethereal works of art in the Louvre.


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Jun 24, 2012

Very cool. I liked the use and depiction of sign, and integrating the movement with the story and art as well as the integration of art in art and the insights provided. Loved the characters. Not so keen on the ending but I feel it was true to the protagonist.

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