Korea As Viewed By 12 Creators

Publisher: Ponent Mon Ltd

[b]A VERY UNIQUE ENCOUNTER[/b] This project was formed as part of the celebrations of the 120th anniversary of Franco-Korean diplomatic relations with the support of the French Embassy in Seoul. In the very heart of Seoul, close to the Central Station and a stone's throw from the hotel where the French authors of this collection stayed, a huge billboard illustrates a visionary picture. The French high-speed TGV train route (KTX in Korean) links Seoul to Paris and Paris to Seoul with just a single line. For the Koreans it is not a joke, nor wild imagination, it is a project! So while you are waiting to travel to Seoul by land, here is the magic of the graphic novel with twelve Korean and French stories: escape to Korea for a while. Bon voyage. -Nicolas Finet, author, editor and journalist.

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Binding EAN ISBN-10 Pub Date PAGES Language Size Price
Paperback 9788496427488 849642748X 2010-08-05 224 0.00 x 6.63 x 9.35 in $19.95

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