The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & ClayAuthor: Michael Chabon
Imprint: 4th Estate
Featured in the August, 2009 magazine This title has been made in to a film
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The idea of escape is a key theme in this novel. The characters leave places, partners, lives. What makes them do this? Is escape always good?
What do the comic books contribute to your understanding of both the characters and the wider political situation?
Joe, Sammy, and Rosa come from very different backgrounds. What do you think Chabon has to say about family?