The Globe & Mail features Louis Riel as one of 2003's best books

“Best Books of 2003” / The Globe & Mail / The Globe & Mail Staff / November 24, 2003

In Chester Brown's comic-strip life of Louis Riel, history never looked so good. Quebec native Brown began drawing comics in the mid-1980s, and in his early graphic works, The Playboy and I Never Liked You, he mined a personal universe that documented the difficulties of adolescence and his mother's schizophrenia. In his portrayal of Riel , Brown has found the perfect embodiment of his interests -- politics, religion, madness, the outsider.

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