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From Hell by Alan Moore
From Hell by Alan Moore
37 of 40 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What can I say?, 24 April 2002
My introduction both to Alan Moore and to the graphic novel medium in general, and I couldn't have asked for a better initiation.
This is easily one of the best novels I have ever read, graphic or otherwise. It can be taken on as many different levels as the reader wishes to - as an effective thriller story, as a touching, frequently heartrending portrayal of the real people involved in this event, as a meticulous reconstruction of the events of 1888, clearly outlined in the excellent appendix, or as a stunning meditation on psychology, sociology, mythology, the media and probably lots of other things which take more than one reading to uncover. The interplay between Moore's text and… Read more