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Boxers

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read together with Saints submitted by camelsamba on July 6, 2014, 4:10pm Boxers and Saints are a pair of graphic novels that dip into the history of the Boxer Rebellion, and are told from different perspectives. They both rely on magical realism. This one gives the point of view of the Boxers – native Chinese who fight to overcome the ruling dynasty and rid the country of foreigners. Saints is written from the perspective of the Chinese Christians (who are called ‘secondary devils’ because of their affiliation with the ‘foreign devils’). They are parallel in time and overlap in a few places in terms of plot points and characters. One of the most interesting aspects is how certain characters are given more depth if you read both books.

Boxers and Saints submitted by Lmin on June 24, 2018, 9:43am These are two amazing companion novels about the Boxer Rebellion. Be sure to read American Born Chinese and Secret Coders as well. Both are by Gene Luen Yang.

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PUBLISHED
New York : First Second, 2013.
Year Published: 2013
Description: 328 pages : chiefly color illustratons ; 22 cm.
Language: English
Format: Graphic Novel

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781596433595
1596433590

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Yang, Gene Luen.
Pien, Lark.

SUBJECTS
China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901.
Graphic novels.