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Strangers Dark and Gold
Recounts the Greek myth of Jason, his search with the Argonauts for the Golden Fleece, and the final tragedy resulting from Medea's love for him.
Paperback, 1st ed., 240 pages
Published January 1st 1975 by Atheneum Books
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YA & Middle Grade Historical Fiction set in Ancient Greece
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This graphic novel version was very enjoyable indeed. I liked seeing the characters come to life and actually be able to see the scenery that I've read about. My only complaint is how much of the story was left out. There were whole scenes and just some minute details that I missed from the novel that were not included in this version. Nevertheless, the portrayal of the characters, the illustrations, and the dialogue were done excellently.
Norma Johnston was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA, the only child of Marjorie (Pierce), a teacher and Charles Eugene Chambers Johnston, an engineer. She read voraciously--especially mysteries, to which her family was addicted. She was ducated at Ramsey public schools and Montclair State College, later studied acting at the American Theatre Wing and elsewhere, and received a teaching certificat ...moreMore about Norma Johnston