Paimen / The Shepherd (2011)

October 25, 2011 § 1 Comment

My debut graphic novel.
A story about northern country-side and a young man who finds a dead swan in the forest.

Publisher: Huuda Huuda
ISBN: 978-952-5724-38-7
Language: finnish with english subtitles
Lenght: 88 pages
Size: 203 x 236 mm, hard covers
B/W with quality printing
Price: 20€

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§ One Response to Paimen / The Shepherd (2011)

  • […] Paimen is also a debut, although Sailamaa has already made herself a name with her short stories. The tale takes place during a little over 24 hours in a small town in northern Finland. The main character is a young man working in a bakery. Sailamaa evokes impressions in a subtle manner. The point of view is most of the time the main character’s but a lot of the important small events and characters are on the peripheries of the panels – and of the attention of the character. Sailamaa’s loose brush lines reveal her enjoyment of drawing, especially in the images of the details of nature. It might be a rather demanding reading experience but is certainly rewarding. […]

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