The Property by Rutu Modan

imageThe Property follows Regina Segal and her granddaughter Mica as they travel to Warsaw, Poland to claim a property that their family owned before World War II.  Yet all is not what it seems — Regina’s past contains deep secrets, and Mica is dismayed to find that she is being followed.  The Property succeeds with a well-plotted story; compelling characters; and straightforward, lovely illustrations.

Author:
Rutu Modan is an Israeli illustrator and graphic novelist. Her most well-known works include The Property, Exit Wounds, and The Murder of the Terminal Patient.  She lives in Tel Aviv.

Excerpt:
The Property
Published:  2013
Length:  222 pages
Set in:  Warsaw, Poland
Translation by:  Jessica Cohen

Image © Rutu Modan and Drawn & Quarterly.

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