Dimensions: 224 Pages, 6.3 × 9.45 × 0.39 in
Published: September 21, 2010
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0385665881
ISBN - 13: 9780385665889
Read from the Book
HOW THIS BOOK CAME TO BE My mother taught me to read at the age of three—in part by reading me Walt Disney Comics. I never stopped (and was consequently appalled when I ran into Dick and Jane in kindergarten. Flipped through See Spot Run and put it back, wondering—aloud—why anybody would want to read that ? I was not a diplomatic child). Twenty-odd years later, I read a rather sub-par Disney story, though, and spurred by the reckless notion that surely I could write better than that , I sent a medium-rude letter to the editor of said comic line, essentially saying, “Dear Sir—I’ve been reading your Walt Disney Comics for twenty-five years now, and they’ve been getting worse and worse. I don’t know that I could do better myself, but I’d like to try.” Evidently age had taught me nothing about diplomacy, but I did have the luck to have written to Del Connell, a true gent with a sense of humor, who wrote back to me and said, “OK. Try.” So I did. Del didn’t buy my first story, but he did something much more valuable: He told me what was wrong with it. He did buy my second story (my first fiction sale ever; I literally bounced off the walls when I got his letter with the contract), and I wrote scripts for Disney for several years: Uncle Scrooge, the Beagle Boys, Daisy and Donald, Big Bad Wolf and Three Little Pigs, even the occasional Mickey Mouse story (I always preferre
From the Publisher
A luscious full-colour graphic novel - written by #1 New
York Times bestseller Diana Gabaldon - that offers a
completely new look at the original Outlander
The Exile retells the original
Outlander novel from Jamie Fraser''s point of
view, revealing events never seen in the original story and giving
readers a whole new insight into the Jamie-Claire relationship.
Jamie''s surreptitious arrival in Scotland at the beginning of the
tale, his feelings about Claire, and much more - up to
the point where Claire faces trial for witchcraft and must choose
whether to return to her own century - are brought to
life in brilliant four-colour art. A must-read - and a
great holiday gift - for any Outlander fan!
About the Author
DIANA GABALDON is the New York Times bestselling author of
the wildly popular Outlander novels -
Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber,
Voyager, Drums of Autumn,
The Fiery Cross and A Breath of Snow and
Ashes - as well as the bestselling series featuring
Lord John Grey, a character she introduced in
Voyager, and one work of non-fiction, The
Outlandish Companion. She won a 2006 Quill Award for her
sixth Outlander book, A Breath of Snow and Ashes.
Gabaldon lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.
HOANG NGUYEN has worked for Marvel, Dark Horse, and other comics
publishers. His original project, Metal Militia,
was optioned by Dino De Laurentiis for feature film development.
More recently he has worked in the video game industry, having
contributed to such well-known titles as the Elder Scrolls series
for Bethesda Softworks. He was the lead artist and character
designer on Dead to Rights for Namco and is currently a consultant
for Namco Bandai Games.
Praise for Diana Gabaldon:
"History comes deliciously alive on the page."
- New York Daily News
"Diana Gabaldon is a born storyteller . . . the pages
practically turn themselves."
- Arizona Republic