The Professor's Daughter by Joann Sfar

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Read The Professor's Daughter Online Free - THREE THOUSAND YEARS MAY SEPARATE THEM, still... they love each other.

19th-century London. She is the lovely daughter of renowned Egyptologist Porfessor Bowell, he the dashing mummy Imhotep IV, owned by the professor and awake for the first time in thirty centuries. They stroll through London arm-in-arm and find their way into an abiding love, but everything seems to be getting in the way of it.

Murder, adventure, mystery kidnapping, Queen Victoria tossed into the Thames--what more could you ask for?

And yes, love conquers all in this rare gem from two of the most inspired graphic creators of our time.

Title : The Professor's Daughter
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ISBN : 159643130X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 80 pages


Calista rated it ★★★★☆

November 28, 2017

I didn't have a clue about this graphic novel and it was a surprise. It defies category. It is nothing you will expect which in itself is refreshing. The daughter of an Egyptian Archaeologist is dating the mummy he brought home, Imhotep 4th. There is daring, death, trials, break-in - just about a...

Michael rated it ★★★★☆

July 28, 2015

Knowing that it’s about the romance between a mummy and the daughter of the man who discovered him, I expected The Professor’s Daughter to be whimsical. And it is. What I wasn’t prepared for was for it to go beyond whimsy and into ridiculousness. That’s not a bad thing, but it caught me off guard...

Betsy rated it ★★★★★

August 26, 2007

The romantic implications behind classic horror monsters are usually explored only when horror remains the primary focus and romance a secondary characteristic. There are exceptions to this rule, but they tend to end up creating Phantom of the Opera musicals or Anne Rice-like vampire novels. You...

Seth rated it ★★★★☆

November 11, 2011

I don't often review comedies for the simple reason that I have a ridiculously hard time trying to figure out what to say about them. I might be able to explore an interesting path if a comedy tries to use its sense of humour to disarm or ratify some idea or other, but apart from that I'm left wi...

Michelle rated it ★★★★★

November 14, 2011

Originally reviewed at Libri Ago. Before the paranormal romance craze, the concept of this book would have seemed utterly bizarre: in Victorian England, the daughter of an Egyptologist and one of the mummies he brought back from Egypt fall in love. (Plus accidental murder, kidnappings, and Queen V...

Qt rated it ★★★★☆

March 11, 2008

Quite charming! I like the whimsical illustrations and delightful dialogue, and I love the whole concept--a mix of romance, adventure, lots of humor, and action. Parts of it were a bit, well, strange (murder is treated rather light-heartedly, for one thing) and it isn't always very logical. Still...

jess rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 21, 2011

The premise is that the daughter of a prominent Egyptologist goes for a walk with one of her father's prize mummies. They walk, talk, fall in love, and then things start to unravel as they land in heaps of trouble. The illustrations are lovely, the dialogue is mostly snappy and funny. The plot di...

FLAMES rated it ★★★★☆

September 28, 2017

"São peripécias atrás de peripécias numa história divertida que recomendo a todos os leitores que queiram dispensar de um pouco do seu tempo para descontrair com algumas gargalhadas." Opinião completa no blogue:

Angie rated it ★★★★☆

January 29, 2008

This charming, madcap Victorian romp was originally published in 1997 and has just recently been translated into English and reissued by First Second. The French pairing, Joann Sfar and Emmanuel Guibert, have infused their girl-meets-mummy love story with equal amounts whimsy and longing. Lilli...

James rated it ★★★★☆

March 31, 2016

Now this book was an adventure, it's about a mummy who comes back to life while in a professor's house and falls in love with the professor's daughter who in return also falls in love with the mummy. Then it's a twist and turn of kidnapping and murdering all in the name of love with eventually in...

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