Hostage – Guy Delisle

hostageHostage by Guy Delisle

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Diamond Comics Distributors
First Published: May 4th, 2017
Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly
Recommended Age: 13+
Pacing: Slow
Genres & Themes: Graphic Novel, Nonfiction, Suspense


BLURB:

In the middle of the night in 1997, Doctors Without Borders administrator Christophe André was kidnapped by armed men and taken away to an unknown destination in the Caucasus region. For three months, André was kept handcuffed in solitary confinement, with little to survive on and almost no contact with the outside world. Close to twenty years later, award-winning cartoonist Guy Delisle (Pyongyang, Jerusalem, Shenzhen, Burma Chronicles) recounts André’s harrowing experience in Hostage, a book that attests to the power of one man’s determination in the face of a hopeless situation. Continue reading