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Finding Peace

2.83  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Finding Peace contains three stories, each unique and yet all connected by a single, tragic thread--these are stories about the desperate search for peace in times of both declared and undeclared war. Set in an unnamed country ravaged by civil war, the three stories are presented in reverse chronological order, showing where things are before finally depicting where things ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published June 3rd 2008 by IDW Publishing (first published May 21st 2008)
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Apr 06, 2010 Jason rated it liked it
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It's interesting that the element of Finding Peace that the military historian who wrote the preface was drawn to the most-- charcoal-like sketches of the action-- was what made it hard for me to connect with the story. I couldn't make out faces very well, figures blended too much into thwe background. the last story, "Convent", was the most engaging because of how distinct it was from typical war stories. Interestingly, it is the only story written by St. John (primarily the artist
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Jun 23, 2010 Scott Robins rated it it was ok
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These three stories that depict the dangers and consequences of war are gritty and this is reflected in the artwork. I understand that these kinds of stories are important but with the stories set in an unnamed country with characters that aren't full formed and hard to connect with I found myself underwhelmed. The last story 'Convent' definitely has the most emotional resonance here.
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