Jeffrey Alan Love - Notes From the Shadowed City - Signed


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Notes From the Shadowed City is the travelogue of a young man who sets off on a journey to research magical swords, marvellously written and illustrated by award-winning artist, Jeffrey Alan Love.

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Author Jeffrey Alan Love
Publisher Flesk
Binding Softcover
Number of pages 160
Height (cm) 22,8
Width (cm) 15
Thickness (cm) 1,2
Weight (kg) 0,458
Language English
Release date June 2020
ISBN 978-1-64041-030-5

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"A wonderfully strange and atmospheric journey." — Joe Abercrombie

"Jeffrey Alan Love, writing as an endlessly fascinated amnesiac, fills his notebook with fragments of observation, pieces of behaviour, gods, strangeness and charm, in a desperate attempt to make sense of it all. To create a kind of personal Tarot out of these icons and wastrels." — Dave McKean

"Notes from the Shadowed City is a monolithic, playful, exquisite tour de force. Beautifully designed and constructed, it's a masterpiece of considered restraint." — Sean Phillips

About the book:

Notes From the Shadowed City is the travelogue of a young man who sets off on a journey to research magical swords. He finds himself stranded in a land he does not know and enters a city with no name over which looms an ominous floating citadel. As he seeks a way home, he fills his notebook with drawings and observations of his life in this strange place. It is full of masked swordsmen, cities that walk, ancient gods, swords made from petrified trees and dragons that move mountains. There’s also a mysterious woman who captures his heart.

From the imagination of award-winning artist Jeffrey Alan Love comes this illustrated tale of swords and magic, memory and loss, and the overwhelming desire to find a way home no matter the cost. His first book detailing this fantastic journey, Notes From the Shadowed City is told through small moments that create a larger narrative.

Love employs his renowned artistry to create a heavily visual narrative boasting more than seventy illustrations, and every spread features his art along with handwritten text—a captivating journal entry that expands into a visual symphony. As you follow in the footsteps of this young man, you’ll be intrigued to seek out the Shadowed City.

About the author:

Jeffrey Alan Love is an award-winning artist and writer whose clients have included Scholastic, HarperCollinsTorGollancz, the New York TimesTIMEThe New Yorker, and others.

Nominated for the World Fantasy Award, the British Science Fiction Award, and the Spectrum Fantastic Art Award, he has won a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators and two Academy of British Cover Design Awards. Born in South Carolina, he has lived in Germany, South Korea, and several states, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, MissouriNebraska, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

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Learn more about the publisher: Flesk