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Kabul Disco -Book 2: How I Did Not Become an Opium Addict in Afghanistan

Kabul Disco -Book 2: How I Did Not Become an Opium Addict in Afghanistan

Nicolas Wild

  • $ 1141


Book 2 of a brilliant series of graphic reportage. The first instalment of Nicolas Wild s wry, perceptive graphic reportage from Kabul saw a carefree young comic-book writer land in a capital in crisis. Nicolas found himself gradually falling in love with Kabul, and decided to extend his contract with Zendagui in spite of the risks of living in Afghanistan. Book 2 sees him returning from a holiday in France to resume work as an illustrator. Nicolas is assigned to the agency s new programme: an awareness campaign against opium. Wild draws a vivid portrait of a surreal situation: the farcical nature of the message, an election where no one votes and the yo-yo that is expat life in Kabul, swinging as it does between ever-present danger and casual festivities. Irreverent and funny, Kabul Disco continues to monitor the Afghan crisis in Book 2, serving both as historical documentation an...