Search Results: "Gareth Hinds"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ODYSSEY by Gareth Hinds
Kirkus Star
adapted by Gareth Hinds, illustrated by Gareth Hinds
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Big, bold, beautiful. (notes) (Graphic classic. YA)"
Hinds adds another magnificent adaptation to his oeuvre (King Lear, 2009, etc.) with this stunning graphic retelling of Homer's epic. Read full book review >

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POE by Gareth Hinds
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Befittingly dark, atmospheric, and evocative. (Graphic adaptation. 12-adult)"
Graphic-novel veteran Hinds turns his astute eye to Poe's best-known tales. Read full book review >

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MACBETH by William Shakespeare
by William Shakespeare, adapted by Gareth Hinds, illustrated by Gareth Hinds
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"An adaptation both respectful and daring that should please all but the most ardent traditionalists. (Graphic drama. 12 & up)"
Having previously interpreted The Merchant of Venice (2008), King Lear (2009) and Romeo and Juliet (2013), Hinds turns his pencil to the Scottish Play.Read full book review >

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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE by William Shakespeare
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2008

"Easily on a par with his stellar adaptation of Beowulf (2007), it's a captivating, smartly executed work. (Graphic novel. 12+)"
Of late, there have been many unsuccessful attempts to adapt Shakespeare into the graphic-novel format; Hinds's beautiful new offering now sets the standard that all others will strive to meet. Read full book review >

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GIFTS FROM THE GODS by Lise Lunge-Larsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2011

"A quick skim of the subject—readable, but unsystematic and not well served by either the art or the dusty closing bibliography. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
Countering the notion that our language just sprang into existence from nowhere, a respected storyteller offers quick notes on the Classical backgrounds behind several dozen words or expressions in common use. Read full book review >

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KING LEAR by Gareth Hinds
adapted by Gareth Hinds, illustrated by Gareth Hinds
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"The story doesn't leap from page, but this is a remarkably rendered and worthwhile treatment of the tragedy. (Graphic drama. 13 & up)"
From an artist known for his vivid graphic-novel reworkings of Beowulf (2007) and The Merchant of Venice (2008) comes this nuanced adaptation of King Lear. Read full book review >

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ROMEO AND JULIET by Gareth Hinds
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"As thrilling and riveting as any staging. (author's note) (Graphic drama. 12 & up)"
Shakespeare's tragic lovers receive star treatment in this spellbinding graphic-novel production. Read full book review >

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BEOWULF by Gareth Hinds
Kirkus Star
adapted by Gareth Hinds, illustrated by Gareth Hinds
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

Pairing art from an earlier, self-published edition to a newly adapted text, Hinds retells the old tale as a series of dark, bloody, chaotic clashes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAMURAI RISING by Pamela S. Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A well-researched narrative told with true grit. (author's notes, timeline, glossary, chapter notes, bibliography) (Biography. 10-14)"
The life of 12th-century samurai Minamoto Yoshitsune unfolds in this compelling and often shocking nonfiction account. The opening warning doesn't lie: very few people die of natural causes. Read full book review >

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Healing the Pain of Heartache by Erv Hinds
NON-FICTION
Released: May 8, 2013

"A brief but comprehensive overview of the connection between health of the mind and body."
A physician blends traditional medicine with a more holistic approach in order to address both the physical and psychological aspects of emotional pain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DIVE INTO THE SEA! by Gareth Llewhellin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"A cute but not noteworthy journey into the ocean. (Board book. 1-2)"
A smiling clownfish shows off its underwater home. Read full book review >