Habibi / Craig Thompson.
Publication year: 2011
Publisher: London Faber & Faber 2011
ISBN: 9780571241323 (hbk.) :
General graphic novel
'Habibi', based on a Middle Eastern fable, tells the story of Dodola, who escapes being sold into slavery and rescues an abandoned baby she names Zam. They live in isolation in an old boat in the desert. As they age their relationship shifts from mother and son, to brother and sister and eventually lovers.
655 pages : chiefly illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
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