Hypnotizing and heart-breaking, with the kind of empowering finish that unshackles protagonist and readers alike.
Anderson's timeless and important tale of high-school sexual assault and its aftermath undergoes a masterful graphic novel transformation... With the rise of women finding their voices and speaking out about sexual assault in the media, this reworking of the enduring 1999 classic should be on everyone's radar... Powerful, necessary, and essential.
This potent retelling of the modern classic Speak blends words and images to create magic: a new representation of a teen whose voice is ripped from her, the battles she must wage to find it again, and the triumph of finally being able to speak out.
With spellbinding artwork, this exceptional adaptation masterfully does justice to its source material while adding new depth and nuance.