Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Idea & Story Without Words” as Want to Read:
The Idea & Story Without Words
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Idea & Story Without Words

3.83 of 5 stars 3.83  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  1 review
These two novels-without-words feature evocative woodcuts that encourage the reader's own imagination to create the story line. Created in the 1920s by the acclaimed wood-engraver Frans Masereel, this unique book contains two picture-novels in one. Flip The Idea upside down, and you can look through Story Without Words.

The images in The Idea depict the progress of an i
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published August 22nd 2000 by Shambhala (first published 2000)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Idea & Story Without Words, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Idea & Story Without Words

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-27 of 27)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Joy Barr
Jun 24, 2008 Joy Barr rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Joy by: Lance Simmons
I appreciated the craftsmanship, but I feel like I would really benefit from learning more about the author or a study on The Idea and Story Without Words. I am so bad at picking up symbolism, even in graphic form!
I loved the expressions and creative storylines. I am curious to know how the book fared in the 1920s.
محمد marked it as to-read
Oct 27, 2015
Daniel marked it as to-read
Aug 27, 2015
Brent marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2015
Ana marked it as to-read
May 06, 2015
Joke Cardinael
Joke Cardinael marked it as to-read
Sep 15, 2014
Lurdes Brites
Lurdes Brites marked it as to-read
Dec 01, 2013
Nicholas Anema
Nicholas Anema marked it as to-read
Jul 25, 2013
Joshlynn marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2012
Sean Stevens
Sean Stevens marked it as to-read
Jan 26, 2012
Kelly added it
Jan 07, 2010
Jordan marked it as to-read
Aug 16, 2008
Daina added it
Jul 22, 2008
Todd added it
Jun 30, 2008
kubby added it
May 12, 2008
Anca added it
Jan 04, 2008
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book