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Trent Vol 8: Little Trent

By Rodolphe & Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 978189183987 There has been an inexplicable charm running throughout all of this series that stands it apart from other comic tales. Perhaps it is down to its pacing, or maybe the maturity of the subject matter, or it could be the melancholy undercurrent of a man in a […]

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Ducks: Two Years In The Oil Sands

By Kate Beaton Publisher: Jonathan Cape ISBN: 9781787330139 Well, I wasn’t expecting this. I’ve written about Kate Beaton’s work before, and she is a witty, incisive and talented cartoonist.  If they’re not already, her cartoon collections should be on your bookshelves. This new book, however, is something completely different to what’s come before. Ducks is […]

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Trent Vol. 7: Miss Helen

By Rodolphe & Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183970 There’s something rather endearing about the Trent books. They’re measured, unhurried, and with a hefty dose of melancholy, but somehow manage to avoid being bleak and miserable. Instead, they show courage in the face of adversity, and hope when all appears to be lost.  Agnes and Trent […]

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Trent Vol 6: The Sunless Country

By Rodolphe & Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183963 Trent strays the furthest north so far, way into the frozen wastes bordering the Arctic Circle. Left with his faithful hound in an obscure hut, his fellow mounties have moved on. It’s Trent’s job to wait for their return. But not only does he have to deal […]

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Trent Vol 5: Wild Bill

By Rodolphe & Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183956 Very pleased to see there’s a new Trent book, and it’s a very good one at that. Trent is doing his duty as a Mountie to deliver a low rate criminal to justice to the big city. This means several days travel across the Canadian wilderness, stopping […]

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Trent Vol 4: The Valley Of Fear

By Rodolphe & Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183949 Somewhere up in the frozen Canadian north a railway construction camp is trying to make its way through some uneven terrain, including blasting a tunnel through a mountain. Dangerous work at the best of times, but the work crew are spooked by a string of bad luck […]

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