04-08 September 2019

Open Book Festival

04-08 September2019

Guy Delisle

Guy DelisleĀ  is a Canadian cartoonist and animator, best known for his graphic novels about his travels. His books focus inward, concentrating on his personal experiences in North Korea (Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea), China (Shenzhen: A Travelogue from China), Burma (Burma Chronicles) and Jerusalem (Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City). He has also published books about being a father.

The Guardian reviewer Rachel Cooke states his latest book Hostage (2017), confirms his position as “one of the greatest modern cartoonists”.

Twitter: @guy_delisle

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