Belle Yang’s debut graphic novel, Forget Sorrow, is a big breakthrough.
By Walter Ryce
Author and artist Belle Yang’s storybooks are drawn in a Chinese folk art style that’s expressionistic and deceptively childlike. Her latest work uses that foundation as a springboard to reach higher and plumb deeper than anything she’s done yet.
Published by W.W. Norton & Company and released this month, Forget Sorrow: An Ancestral Tale signals Yang’s first foray into the arena of graphic novels, and is being received as a major work of memoir, history and culture that friend and fellow author Amy Tan calls “nearly mythic.” (To continue reading, please click link below.)
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