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La Frontière invisible (Les Cités obscures #12)

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Roland est une nouvelle recrue du Centre de cartographie de Sodrovno-Voldachie. Très vite, il comprend que cette administration sert les visées expansionnistes du Maréchal Radisic. Bientôt, la peur s'installe au Centre. On parle d'attentats, d'archives détruites, de rébellions matées dans le sang... Shkodra, la jeune femme dont Roland est tombé amoureux, semble par ailleur ...more
Paperback, 130 pages
Published April 25th 2012 by Casterman
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May 01, 2016 Warwick rated it really liked it
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One of the most extravagantly beautiful books in an extravagantly beautiful series, La Frontière invisible is a dreamlike, cartographical mystery about how human beings relate to their environment. Schuiten – showing himself as much a master of moody, ochreous watercolour as he is of every other form he's experimented with – here conjures visions of ossified bureaucracy and stunning landscapes, whose swells and ridges are mirrored by the curves and wrinkles of the human bodies and faces examined
May 04, 2014 Ariel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book was a surprise from beginning to end. The artwork was so lovely I had a hard time focusing on the text at first, though once I really got into the story and really wanted to understand what was happening it became easier to really get to it and translate each sentence with care. It wasn't the easiest read for a French-learner, but I did learn a delightful assortment of words that one would never run across in a conversational textbook. The ending was very nearly the last thing I would ...more
Drôle d'histoire que celle-ci.
On y découvre un centre de cartographie perdue dans une espèce de désert des tartares, et revitalisé par la venue d'un général en chef, dictateur manifeste d'une nation visant à retrouver sa grandeur passée.
Et pour cela, le dessin d'une belle frontière est nécessaire. une belle frontière se heurtant manifestement à une frontière imaginaire, que le héros croit voir sur la chute de reins d'une ... comment dire (???) femme-objet du bordel des cartographes ?
Le thème est
Jul 26, 2012 Bruno rated it liked it
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Intrigerender dan La Douce, maar ook in dit verhaal raakte ik niet echt volledig in.
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I can hardly wait to read the sequel.
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François Schuiten was born in Brussels in 1956, as the son of two architects. He studied at the Saint-Luc Institute where he met Claude Renard. Together, they created the comics 'Aux Médianes de Cymbiola' and 'Le Rail', as well as three volumes of '9ème Rêve'. François also collaborated with his brother Luc on the series 'Terres Creuses' which was published in the legendary Pilote magazine. His fi ...more
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