This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian TamakiPosted: May 14, 2017 Filed under: Books, Comic | Tags: Books, Comic, English, Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki Leave a comment
A brilliant meditative growing up story, written by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by her cousen Jillian.
Soft, gentle, developing slowly around feelings rather than actions, it's like a short long-form prose, повесть in Russian literary terms. A girl feels awkward, in doubt, happy, sad, light-hearted, in love, naw, she has a crush, jealous, disappointed, snappy, mean.
Good book, all in all. A perfect read on a bench in park, when the sun is finally heating up the air from this year's cold late spring.