{read online epub} The Arrival Author Shaun Tan – Sisnlaw.co.uk

The Arrival A man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship to cross the ocean He's embarking on the most painful yet important journey of his lifehe's leaving home to build a better future for his family Shaun Tan evokes universal aspects of an immigrant's experience through a singular work of the imagination He does so using brilliantly clear and mesmerizing images Because the main character can't communicate in words, the book forgoes them too But while the reader experiences the main character's isolation, he also shares his ultimate joy

10 thoughts on “The Arrival

  1. Patrick Patrick says:

    Lovely and amazing.

    Re-read this In May 2016 with my little son.

    My thoughts?

    If I could buy everyone in America a copy of this book, I would.

  2. Cristina Monica Cristina Monica says:

    There were no words in this graphic novel. No dialogs. No written sentences. No words.

    But, as I realized throughout my read, they weren’t needed. The mesmerizing art was enough.

  3. Mischenko Mischenko says:

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    The Arrival by Shaun Tan is a graphic novel and wordless story of illustrations highlighting an immigrant man's journey told through an

  4. Mutasim Billah Mutasim Billah says:

    First of all, special thanks to Tukunjil Nayeera for recommending me this wonderful book.

    The Arrival is a wordless graphic-novel that tells the tale of an immigrant father who leave

  5. Melki Melki says:

    This book is magnificent!

    A wordless graphic novel that the tells the familiar tale of an immigrant, and somehow makes the story new and exciting.


  6. David Schaafsma David Schaafsma says:

    6/19/18: Reading for summer YA GN and Comics class, wordless, a masterpiece everyone should own. Here I borrow from Agne's background on how Tan wrote it:


    The feel is silent movi

  7. Annet Annet says:

    This is a wondrous and wonderful book. Entirely told in drawings & pictures, not a word at all in the pages, apart from the title on the cover. My first 'graphic novel'. Beautifully designed 'in sepia', a weird and touching story. About a man who leaves his wife and little daughter to emigrate to a new country, to find work and earn a living.

  8. Algernon (Darth Anyan) Algernon (Darth Anyan) says:

    Give me your tired, your poor,
    Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
    The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
    Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
    I lift my lamp beside the golden door!


  9. Nat Nat says:

    The Arrival begins with a heartbreaking parting, a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship to cross the ocean.


  10. Archit Ojha Archit Ojha says:

    You do not need words when you have a talent as loud as this.

    Shaun Tan has, in fact, rocked the charts and souls alike with the poignant way of life of an immigrant.

    Working hard, toiling under the sun

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