Posted by : Wendy B Saturday, 13 August 2016


Eight years ago, the author/illustrator team of Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá set aside Milton Hatoum’s Dois irmãos, but not because the Brazilian author’s story of twin brothers Yaqub and Omar was not good. Quite the opposite. Moon and Bá found themselves immersed in the settings–the Amazon rain forest and the cities of São Paulo and Manaus–despite being native Brazilians who still live and work in the country now. The layers of narrative, the back and forth flow through time, the narrator’s stream of consciousness, and the tragedy of a family unraveling around the twins’ struggles was all so seductive, but to even consider adapting all of this into a graphic novel was too much for the author/illustrator team.

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