The Moon Moth (Graphic Novel)

The Moon Moth (Graphic Novel)
Published: May 22nd 2012 by First Second (first published January 1st 1961)
Author: Jack Vance, Humayoun Ibrahim
Language English
Category: Sequential Art
Pages: 114 pages
Goodreads Rating: 3.62

A classic science fiction tale finds new life in this graphic novel adaptation. A fascinating blend of murder mystery and high-concept science fiction, The Moon Moth has long been hailed as one of Jack Vance’s greatest works. And now this intricately crafted tale is available in glorious full color as a new graphic novel. Edwer Thissell, the new consul from Earth to the planet Sirene, is having all kinds of trouble adjusting to the local culture. The Sirenese cover their faces with exquisitely crafted masks that indicate their social status. Thissell, a bumbling foreigner, wears a mask of very low status: the Moon Moth. Shortly after Thissell arrives on Sirene, he finds himself embroiled in a an unsolved murder case made all the more mysterious by the fact that since everyone must always wear a mask, you can never be sure who you’re dealing with.

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