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The Plucker

A Graphic Novel by

World-renowned dark fantasy artist Brom in this illustrated novel intimately combines his dramatic storytelling with his uniquely arresting images, to create a work of striking imagination, a world where fairy-tale tradition collides with vileness and depravity, love and heroism, suffering and sacrifice. A shadowy land of make-believe where Jack and his box are stuck beneath the bed with the dust, spiders, and other castaway toys, forced to face a bitter truth: children grow up and toys are left behind. Jack believes this is the worst that can happen to a toy.

But when the Plucker, a malevolent spirit, is set loose upon the world of make-believe and Jack is thrust into the unlikely role of defending Thomas, the very child who abandoned him, he finds out there is worse that can befall a toy-far worse. As desperation mounts, Jack is thrown together with Thomas's other toys-Monkey, the Nutcracker, and the ethereally beautiful porcelain doll Snow Angel-as they struggle to rise above their simple roles as playthings in an effort to save the boy they love.

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Hardback Editions

October 2005 : USA Hardback
Title: The Plucker: An Illustrated Novel by Brom
Author(s): Gerald Brom
ISBN: 0-8109-5792-2 / 978-0-8109-5792-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

September 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Plucker: An Illustrated Novel: An Illustrated Novel by Brom
Author(s): Gerald Brom
ISBN: 0-8109-9602-2 / 978-0-8109-9602-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Abrams
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