Magic Words: The Extraordinary life of Alan Moore

Magic Words: The Extraordinary life of Alan Moore by Lance Parkin
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ISBN
9781781312841
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
432
Dimensions
135 x 206mm
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For over three decades comics fans and creators have regarded Alan Moore as a titan of the form. With works such as V for Vendetta, Watchmen and From Hell, he has repeatedly staked out new territory, attracting literary plaudits and a mainstream audience far removed from his underground origins. His place in popular culture is now such that major Hollywood players vie to adapt his books for cinema.

Yet Moore's journey from the hippie Arts Labs of the 1970s to the bestseller lists was far from preordained. A principled eccentric, who has lived his whole life in one English town, he has been embroiled in fierce feuds with some of the entertainment industry's biggest corporations. And just when he could have made millions ploughing a golden rut he turned instead to performance art, writing erotica, and the occult.

Now, as Alan Moore hits sixty, it's time to go in search of this extraordinary gentleman, and follow the peculiar path taken by a writer quite unlike any other.
ISBN:
9781781312841
Publication Date:
01 / 03 / 2015
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
135 x 206mm

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