Ghost World

by Daniel Clowes

Ghost World

Paperback, 80 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $11.95 | purchase


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A collection of eight interconnected stories follows the friendship between two teenage girls, Enid and Rebecca.

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Not many people find city buses romantic, but cartoonist Daniel Clowes' coming-of-age tale features a true Magic Bus. First, it serves as a potent symbol of stasis by not existing at all, as its route has been canceled. Teenage protagonist Enid likes to make fun of a guy who always waits at the stop, seeing him as willfully embracing paralysis (and just plain weird). For Enid, a recent high school graduate desperate to escape the predictable futures that seem to be her only options, there's

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