Ruins

2015

Main Details
Credits
Date 2015
Publisher
Location of Publication London
Genre Literature
Format Hardcover
Type Original Graphic Novel
Page Count 328
Language English
Identifiers
  • ISBN — 978-1-906838-98-0
  • UPC — 9 781906 838980 52995
Notes Cover price: UK £19.99 / US $29.95 / CAN $35.95

Samantha and George are a couple heading towards a sabbatical year in the quaint Mexican town of Oaxaca. For Samantha, it is the opportunity to revisit her past. For George, it is an unsettling step into the unknown. For both of them, it will be a collision course with political and personal events that will alter their paths and the town of Oaxaca forever. In tandem, the remarkable and arduous journey that a monarch butterfly endures on its annual migration from Canada to Mexico is woven into Ruins. This creates a parallel picture of the challenges of survival in our ever-changing world. Ruins explores the shadows and light of Mexico through its past and present as encountered by an array of characters. The real and surreal intermingle to paint an unforgettable portrait of life south of the Rio Grande.

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