Gelatt, Philip

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Cleary, a reluctant British spy, finds himself assigned to the most difficult assignment of his career: orchestrate the death of Grigoi Rasputin, the mad monk who is extremely influential over the Russian royal family. To accomplish this, he will have to negotiate dangerous ties with the secret police, navigate the halls of power, and tangle with dangerous radicals on the eve of the Russian Revolution.
Publisher: Portland, OR : Oni Press, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1934964441
Branch Call Number: GN GELATT 2011
Characteristics: 248 p. :,chiefly ill. ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Crook, Tyler


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Of all the literature surrounding the enigmatic Rasputin, this graphic novel flares with authenticity and bite. The color, the story, the characters, they all swirl in a great palette of history and locale. Highly recommended.

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Feb 11, 2013
  • SkycycleX2 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is a terrific graphic novel about the plot to assasinate Rasputin. An excellent spy story with suspense and dread and the artwork is beautiful. You can practically feel the cold. I highly recommend this book if you like spy stories, Russian history, or just like great graphic novels.


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