Book Reviews

Mini-Review — Love, Volume I: The Tiger by Frederic Brremaud, illustrated by Federico Bertolucci

Book title: The Tiger
Author: Frederic Brremaud, illustrated by Federico Bertolucci
Series: Love, #1
Publisher: Magnetic Press
Release date: February 10th, 2015
Format: egalley, 80 pages
Source: I received this book from the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you, Magnetic Press and Diamond Book Distributors!

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The mini-review:

The Tiger is a gorgeous depiction of one tiger’s day in the jungle. It has no text as the story is told through the colorful and detailed illustrations by Federico Bertolucci. While the book focuses on the tiger that is trying to secure a meal, the story also gives us glimpses of other wildlife going about their lives. It is sad, funny, and serious. I found myself pondering and pausing as the story progressed and at certain pictures. You can certainly fly through this in less than half an hour, but I don’t recommend doing that — I took time to admire the artwork and feel for the circumstances at hand.

I know this is a very short review, but this is a short book and I don’t want to lard on word after word without being concise and to the point. So, basically: The Tiger is an excellent journey alongside a fierce, majestic cat, a wonderful and beautiful depiction that I recommend reading. ♦


So tell me…

Have you read The Tiger? If not, would you be interested to? Do you enjoy wordless graphic novels? And do you like tigers? Comment below letting me know! And, as always, happy reading!

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2 thoughts on “Mini-Review — Love, Volume I: The Tiger by Frederic Brremaud, illustrated by Federico Bertolucci

  1. Wait…no text and just pictures? I NEED THIS BOOK. hehe. I love pictures and I always need an excuse to read/look at them even if I am an adult and can’t get away with all the picture books in the kids library anymore. I’ve never read a wordless graphic novel before. And….I think tigers are okay? I don’t think I’d want to meet one. 0.0

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