1 edition of Set to sea found in the catalog.
Set to sea
Written in English
After fantasizing about a life at sea, the oafish main character gets shanghaied aboard a clipper bound for Hong Kong and spends the rest of his life on the ship, fighting pirates, writing poetry, and ultimately finding meaning in his life.
|Statement||by Drew Weing|
|LC Classifications||PN6727.W4146 S48 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 volume (unpaged)|
|LC Control Number||2014430281|
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Set to Sea is part rollicking adventure, part maritime ballad told in visual rhyme. Every page is a single panel, every panel is a stunning illustration, every illustration a part of a larger whole that tells a story in the deft language of cartooning.
Read more Read less An Amazon Book with Buzz: "The Second Home" by Christina Clancy/5(23). Set to sea is a short read with lovingly detailed panels. I love that Weing formatted his comic so that a single panel takes up one page, with the book itself being small and compact.
Its a seemingly simplistic story with tons of heart. It won't blow anyone away, but it's a 4/5. Set to sea. [Drew Weing] -- After fantasizing about a life at sea, the oafish main character gets shanghaied aboard a clipper bound for Hong Kong and spends the rest of his life on the ship, fighting pirates, writing poetry.
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