The Train

Sep 12, 2014 by

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The Train
Chihoi / Hung Hung

Graphic Novel / Asian Studies
Translated by Steve Bradbury
ISBN 978-1-894994-88-0
6×8.25 inches, 84 pages, b/w, tp, $15

Conundrum International Imprint

Hong Kong artist Chihoi adapts a short story by Taiwanese writer Hung Hung about a surreal train ride. With dream-like logic one of the characters asks, “Have you ever imagined the world outside the train?” The protagonist waits for someone, a woman perhaps, and observes with trepidation each time a new car is coupled to the train and the occupants spill out. Chihoi has done it again in this beautifully rendered pencilscape of a dream.

Other books by Chihoi: The Library

“Chihoi’s stories seamlessly bounce between crisp, arresting images and bleary, pulsing dream states. They perfectly replicate the feeling of being alive on a planet, inside of a head. His work is patient, precise and constantly surprising.”
Michael Deforge (author of Lose and Ant Colony)

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