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Paperback, 122 pages
Published 2014 by Civil Coping Mechanisms
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Jim Ivy
Nov 07, 2013 rated it liked it
Shane Jones has been one of my favorite writers for the past few years, since I first read The Failure Six. His unique way of unfolding a story can be disorienting, and sometimes confusing. I tend to look past these occurrences as he is such a uniquely individual storyteller that not only am I surprised by the creativity of the story, I am often exhilarated by the way the story is told. His latest book, Paper Champion, does so in a more whimsical way, reading more like an extended poem. However, ...more
Miriam
Mar 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Such a awesome little book. If you loved Shane Jones's Lightboxes you will like this little book. It is really little but packed full of meaning and delight. The illustrations are well done as well. If you are looking for a quick read that reads like a epic poem than this is the book for you. ...more
Trinity Ota
Jan 31, 2021 rated it liked it
A book for people who like similes and metaphors; the whole story is riddled with conceits.
Ben Niespodziany
Mar 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Came and went too quickly, but loved being underwater with these two wrestling-obsessed heroes. Modern literature demands more lava, and this tiny epic spits out plenty.
Bob Lopez
No, did not like. Feels like they stole some Shane Jones wrestling-inspired juvenilia, and the art kinda sucked too. Won't rate it. ...more
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