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The Exile (Outlander) by Diana Gabaldon
The Exile (Outlander) by Diana Gabaldon
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Needed a better artist, 16 April 2011
I love the outlander series and was desperately looking forward to re-reading the first novel in this new graphic novel format. I was initially delighted, as the first full frame of Jamie was as gorgeous as I'd hoped. Subsequent depictions were completely inconsistent with this, and in some frames the only way you can tell which one Jamie is, is by his red hair. Some of the drawings make him look awful, childish and even ugly. Those of you who have fallen in love with jamies character will no doubt also be disappointed - it seems the artist spent a lot of time on some frames and rushed through others, to their detriment. Claire looks like a china doll in some and a manga girl in others -… Read more

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