Giveaway: The Great Gatsby (K Woodman-Maynard) ~ (US/Can Only)

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The Great Gatsby (US/Can Only)

Illustrated by: K Woodman-Maynard

Release Date: January 5th, 2021

Publisher: Candlewick Press

 

 

 

 

About the Book

A sumptuously illustrated adaptation casts the powerful imagery of F. Scott Fitzgerald's great American novel in a vivid new format.

From the green light across the bay to the billboard with spectacled eyes, F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 American masterpiece roars to life in Katharine Woodman-Maynard's exquisite graphic novel--among the first adaptations of the book in this genre. Painted in lush watercolors, the inventive interpretation emphasizes both the extravagance and mystery of the characters, as well as the fluidity of Nick Carraway's unreliable narration. Excerpts from the original text wend through the illustrations, and imagery and metaphors are taken to literal, and often whimsical, extremes, such as when a beautiful partygoer blooms into an orchid and Daisy Buchanan pushes Gatsby across the sky on a cloud.

This faithful yet modern adaptation will appeal to fans with deep knowledge of the classic, while the graphic novel format makes it an ideal teaching tool to engage students. With its timeless critique of class, power, and obsession, The Great Gatsby Graphic Novel captures the energy of an era and the enduring resonance of one of the world's most beloved books.
 

 

 

About the Author

Woodman-Maynardis a professional graphic designer and artist. She was cocreator of the animated web series and comic Post-Nup,which has more than 300,000 views on YouTube and appeared in film festivals internationally. K. Woodman-Maynard lives in Concord, New Hampshire.

 

 

Learn More:

Website | Twitter | Instagram | Goodreads

 

 

 

~Giveaway Details~

Ten (10) winners will receive a galley with color BLAD's ~ (US/Can Only)

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Zachary Snyder on Tuesday, 01 September 2020 10:27

Awesome, a graphic novel adaptation sounds great!

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Awesome, a graphic novel adaptation sounds great!
Alyssa Annico on Saturday, 12 September 2020 06:53

This graphic novel adaptation looks like a great spin on the classic!

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This graphic novel adaptation looks like a great spin on the classic!
Brittany on Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:14

Love the original and also love graphic novels ... what could go wrong?!

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Love the original and also love graphic novels ... what could go wrong?!
Alex Colpitts on Sunday, 13 September 2020 14:42

love this cover

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love this cover
Lauren on Friday, 25 September 2020 13:32

Stunning cover! Can't wait to see how the artwork and storyline of this modern classic play out through graphic novel form.

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Stunning cover! Can't wait to see how the artwork and storyline of this modern classic play out through graphic novel form.
Danielle Hammelef on Sunday, 27 September 2020 17:11

I like the cover. Graphic novel form of this classic will be fun to compare to the original.

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I like the cover. Graphic novel form of this classic will be fun to compare to the original.
Gabby Roberts on Monday, 28 September 2020 22:49

I love the artwork on the cover! I think it'll be super useful to get younger ones into the novel!

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I love the artwork on the cover! I think it'll be super useful to get younger ones into the novel!
Penny Olson on Thursday, 01 October 2020 14:43

The cover is eye-catching. What a great idea to make a graphic novel of The Great Gatsby.

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The cover is eye-catching. What a great idea to make a graphic novel of The Great Gatsby.

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