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    Distributor: LitDistCo Availability: Available Expected Ship Date: Apr 23, 2012 Carton Quantity: 30 $20.00 CAD
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Song of Roland, The
By (artist): Michel Rabagliati Translated by: Helge Dascher
9781894994613 Paperback, Trade English General Trade COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Literary May 12, 2012
$20.00 CAD
Active 7.5 x 10 x 0.58 in 192 pages Conundrum Press
The Song of Roland focuses on the life and death of the father-in-law of Rabagliati's alter-ego Paul, who has been called "The Tintin of Quebec" By Le Devoir. The French edition, Paul à Québec, was critically hailed, winning the FNAC Audience Award at France's Angouleme festival, a Shuster Award for Outstanding Cartoonist, and was nominated for the City of Montreal's Grand Prize, and the Audience Award at Montreal's Salon du Livre. The book is currently in production by Caramel Films. In his classic European cartooning style Rabagliati effortlessly tackles big subjects. As the family stands vigil over Roland in his hospital bed, Rabagliati weaves a story of one man's journey through life and the legacy he leaves behind.

Michel Rabagliati was born in 1961 in Montreal, where he grew up in the Rosemont neighbourhood. Having developed an interest in typography, he studied graphic design and in 1988 moved into freelance illustration. Since 1998, his graphic novels have revolutionized the comic-book art form in Quebec. With his six books, Michel Rabagliati has become an essential figure in the comics scene of Quebec. In April 2005, he was awarded the Grand Prix de la ville de Québec, care of the Festival de BD de Québec, and was selected as a Personality of the Week by the daily newspaper La Presse. In 2007, Rabagliati's body of work to date earned a Special Mention from the Prix des libraires du Québec.

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