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ISBN :9789865406226 / Pages : 304

The Short Elegy

Author Animo Chen
Illustrator Animo Chen
Award Winner of the 2020 BolognaRagazzi Award for the Comics Young Adult category, 2020 Books From Taiwan x TAICCA, 44th of The Golden Tripod Award, Children's and Young Adult Book Awards

An elegy is a song or poem lamenting the deceased. In each loss there is a gain, just as in every gain there is a loss. This adage is underscored in each of The Short Elegy’s three short stories—Dry River, House Mosquito, and The Ribbon—each of which offers fleeting glimpses of death.



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Young Adult13-18
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  • A Taiwanese publisher focusing on business, true stories including memoirs, biographies, travelogues, etc., self-help, illustrated books, fiction, young adult, history, philosophy, health, as well as daily inspirations and light literature designed for female readers.