OUT NOW! All Vera wants to do is fit in—but that’s not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send . Anya’s Ghost, Vera Brosgol’s debut graphic novel, starts out as a simple young adult story about a girl who’s having a hard time fitting in at. Anya Borzakovskaya is one frustrated, grouchy teenager. She’s embarrassed by her Anya’s Ghost. Vera Brosgol. Roaring Brook/First Second.
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Read reviews that mention graphic novel anya wants the ghost graphic novels high school vera brosgol russian immigrant neil gaiman falls down a well ghost story black and white year old highly recommend main character trying to fit teenage girl years ago named emily coming of age meets the ghost quick read. Prior to this work, I was entirely unfamiliar with Vera Brosgol or her work. And the writing style was flawless and very expressive that I just felt all the feelings that each characters were feeling especially everything that Anya was feeling in this amazing graphic novel.
Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol
View all 10 comments. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use ghpst heading shortcut key to vrea to the next or previous heading. A bleak, haunting, and yet quirky and beautiful surprise. As is often the case with comics aimed at younger ghodt, it is a little didactic but not obnoxiously so.
I like how the story shows many sides to bullying- those who get bullied experience it in different levels, some better than others so there forms a hierarchy even among the bullied, while they still think about being cooler.
Archived from the original on This is a comic book that could have easily become a spectacular novel. Languages Italiano Edit links. The artist herself said she chose the colors “for no other reason than I like purpley-blue and I think it feels right for the story”.
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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Also seen on The Readventurer. Read reviews that mention graphic novel anya wants the ghost graphic novels high brlsgol vera brosgol russian immigrant neil gaiman falls down a well ghost story black and white year old highly recommend main character trying to fit teenage girl years ago named emily coming of age meets the ghost quick read. Nothing significant was really happening in my life, but OMG everything was such a big deal.
The main character, Anya, falls into an old well that has a skeleton of a young girl from many centuries ago. When Anya returns home, the finger bone is missing. But I like that when the time comes, she finds the courage to do the right thing. How did Emily change her look after a few days? Emily then ver her own skeleton, and climbs out to give further chase.
I was hoping she would grow throughout the story, but she really didn’t! All of the time.
And ghowt art does a fantastic job of conveying the humor of the story, as well as the brosgoll shenanigans going on behind the scenes. After approval, Brosgol went back through her rough draft and “tightened the roughs up just enough so that [she] could ink them”. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. I started this book last night. Fans of Ghost Stories!!! Or the better-selling Twilight.
Anya has a hopeless crush on the school basketball captain, and an envious sort of hatred for his girlfriend, the perfect blonde Elizabeth. The really, really short review: Anya is a teenage schoolgirl with all the usual insecurities about her weight, clothes, friends, etc. Brosgol seem to have escaped what, to me could have been a flaw in her anyq of Anya and the other young characters in this story.
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How did she fly up into the sky in the end? At first, Anya and Emily become fast friends, but then Anya will soon realize that having a ghost for a friend is not all sunshine and roses as it seems!
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The use of the blue, black and white hues was inspired and so effective. Add both to Cart Add both to List.
Suffice to say, that it didn’t distract me from the story line Anya later notices Ghist becoming more controlling and adjusting her appearance by straightening her hair and smoking ghostly cigarettes.
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