(W) Mia Oberlander (A/CA) Mia Oberlander
This debut graphic novel by an up-and-coming
star of the German comics scene is an audacious
allegory of female resistance and radical
In the sleepy German countryside live the Annas, cursed to be
too tall for their small town. Laughably long-limbed and gangly,
their bodies refuse to conform with societal norms of delicate
femininity, and the trauma of being different ripples across generations.
And yet, there may be a blessing to their burden; like
the mighty mountains surrounding their town, they find that
there is resilience and strength to be gained from their heightened
Drawn with delightful exaggeration and formal inventiveness,
Anna is a tongue-in-cheek, modern-day fairy tale about
being "too big" for a narrow-minded world.
In Shops: Mar 27, 2024
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