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Corto Maltese. Una ballata del mare salato

by Hugo Pratt

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Title:Corto Maltese. Una ballata del mare salato
Authors:Hugo Pratt
Info:Gruppo Editoriale l'Espresso (Gennaio 2006), Hardcover, Corto Maltese 1
Collections:Read, Your library
Tags:Comics, D-3

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Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea by Hugo Pratt


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Great drawings and an evoking atmosphere. Unfortunately, the plot is chaotic, the characters are childish and capriciously sketched and the prose is too explicit. Art is saying without saying. ( )
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"Treasure hunter, sailor, and adventurer, Corto Maltese remains one of the most popular characters from graphic literature in Europe and maintains a devoted cult following among American readers and creators. Originally published in 1967, Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea introduces our hero for the first time. The story begins with Corto Maltese adrift at sea in the Pacific during World War I. He is picked up by a Russian pirate/privateer named Rasputin. The graphic novel follows Corto and the adventure that ensues" -- from publisher's web site.… (more)

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