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Love Looks Away (2008)

by Line Hoven

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Line Hoven's first graphic novel explores the history of her family, with stories from the past interwoven deftly with those of the present to show how prejudices and cultural barriers have changed over time. Beginning with her Hitler youth grandfather Erich, obsessed with his radio and the music of Mendelssohn it moves to show how her parents' 'forbidden' love helped overcome cultural differences.… (more)
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I didn't quite get this one. I liked the art, but why love looks away, I couldn't say.
  verenka | Feb 6, 2011 |
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Line Hoven's first graphic novel explores the history of her family, with stories from the past interwoven deftly with those of the present to show how prejudices and cultural barriers have changed over time. Beginning with her Hitler youth grandfather Erich, obsessed with his radio and the music of Mendelssohn it moves to show how her parents' 'forbidden' love helped overcome cultural differences.

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