Reviews

  • "An outstandingly beautiful art object. Executed in gorgeous, swirling watercolours."

    Dazed and Confused
  • "The soft, lush watercolour art is 10 shades of gorgeous."

    Teddy Jamieson, Herald
  • "Evens is the finest ambassador for Belgian illustration since Hergé, and his book, so original and so gorgeous-looking, comes with the warm-hearted message that, however silly and pompous this world can sometimes be, in the end, art only ever brings people together… Turning the pages, you never know what you'll find next: a scene from a children's fairytale, lush and magical; a comic strip, busy and droll; or a nightmare straight out of the lost sketchbook of Edvard Munch."

    Rachel Cooke, Observer
  • "Continues in the splendidly evocative style of Evens’s debut, The Wrong Place, its watercolours covering the page in a vibrant blur that is brilliantly accessible yet very different…a comic whose rich, surreal artwork is a joy to behold."

    James Smart, Guardian
  • "Brecht Evens is an artist of an amazing kind. This is an astoundingly beautiful book, the pages are vibrant with juicy watercolour illustrations, frequently spilling outside of the graphic novel’s traditional panel format. The colour and the freeflowing nature of the drawings inspire a feeling of happiness."

    Emerald Street

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