Tuesday, July 8, 2014


This spring, Borderline Press published the english translation of mine and Loka Kanarp's graphic novel Hungerhuset: Hunger House. Recently, I found a very well written and well thought review which I think is the best text about the book I've ever seen.

The review is written by the Manchester journalist Conori Bell-Bhuiyan. She has really understood the originality of the work, which she compares to the "atmospheric existentialism of the Swedish cinematic thrillers..." And she warns the sensitive from reading the last page of the story.

"...it’s comics stripped right back into the simple lines of cartoons – expression and a whisper of exposition and the rest is left to the imagination. There’s nothing of the gory richness that horror has come to align itself with, rather an elegant framework for the story to drape itself insidiously across, slowly seeping into the gaps the way dark and dusky dampness seep into the frame of an old abandoned house that’s more than just an inanimate building.

Read the whole glorious thing here: http://www.brokenfrontier.com/hunger-house-a-deceptively-simple-grown-up-ghost-story-from-duo-cm-edenborg-and-loka-kanarp/

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