Read Blankets Online Free - Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers. A tale of security and discovery, of playfulness and tragedy, of a fall from grace and the origins of faith.
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September 27, 2011
Craig Thompson, for all the lack of works in his bibliography, is one of the best creators working in comics today. Apart from Blankets, he has only released one other major work of fiction. (His third, Habibi , will be released this Fall.)
[The cutest of meet-cutes.]
There are any number of reas...
February 10, 2017
Rating: 3.5/5 stars
February 27, 2010
Here are seven lines from Blankets that pretty much sums up the story:
1. I couldn't fathom that the soul trapped in my child body would be transplanted to its grotesque adolescent counterpart.
2. But in that little pathetic clump of blankets there was comfort.
3. We both knew that nothing existed f...
July 16, 2017
I just read this in one sitting. Incredible. First graphic novel i've given 5 full stars to.
October 06, 2017
Every year I teach this book in my YA course it comes up as one of the top three favorite texts in the course. I might go so far as to say it is one of the top five or ten graphic novels of all time. Powerful, gorgeous, touching, expressive, it’s among other things a meditation on first or young...
March 11, 2008
Having produced this illustrated autobiography of his formative years, Thompson certainly deserves credit for an ambitious undertaking. His illustrations are the shining accomplishment of this book; cartoony, yet humanly realistic, they exude a youthful enthusiasm. Definitely a memorable drawing...
February 03, 2016
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Contrary jerkoff party of 1? I’m here I’m here! While a 3 Star rating is most definitely a perfectly fine rating – in this case I am one of a handful amongst my friends who dared to not give 4 or 5. Allow me a moment to ‘splain myself....
January 29, 2016
A quilt made of memories, bad and good, side by side sketches about growing up in a small town in Wisconsin; about sharing a room with a younger brother; about surviving school days with merciless bullying; about finding solace in religion; about a boy who meets a girl; about dis...
August 05, 2013
book #12 for Jugs & Capes!
review #8 for CCLaP!
I joke about this a lot, but it’s true that in some ways, in the squishiest little corner of my mushy little heart, I am still a teenage girl. My favorite TV show, ever and still, is My So-Called Life. I have read Margaret Atwood’s Cat’s Eye pr...
November 22, 2011
“How satisfying it is to leave a mark on a blank surface. To make a map of my movement…no matter how temporary.”
and because I couldn’t decide between the two….
“At night, lying on your back and staring at the falling snow, it’s easy to imagine oneself soaring through the stars.”
Initial Final P...