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Houses of the Holy

Houses of the Holy

  • Title: Houses of the Holy
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  • ISBN : 9781941250051
  • Format : Paperback
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  • Page : 180 pages


A young woman undertakes a Dantean journey into the center of her psyche Every door she encounters opens labyrinthine viewing galleries, macabre installations, and occult rituals where nothing is as it seems Answers lead to questions She must abandon her false self through despair and selfsurrender on the way to an encounter with the inner void Houses of the Holy A young woman undertakes a Dantean journey into the center of her psyche Every door she encounters opens labyrinthine viewing galleries, macabre installations, and occult rituals where nothing is as it seems Answers lead to questions She must abandon her false self through despair and selfsurrender on the way to an encounter with the inner void Houses of the Holy is a nightmarish vision of the timeless psychic struggle that makes us human.Caitlin Skaalrud is a cartoonist, organizer, teacher, aspiring astrologist, and publisher behind comics micro press Talk Weird Press in Minneapolis, where she lives with her partner and a cat named Howl She is a recipient of a 2012 Xeric Self Publishing Grant for Sea Change A Choose Your Own Way Story Her first word was Batman


Author Caitlin Skaalrud




Houses of the Holy Reviews (17)

  • So dense with personal symbolic images, arranged into a series of esoterically cluttered, destroyed perfect tableaux, that interpretation breaks down under the force of dreamlike place and object itself A story, or backstory haunts the pages, likewise a poetic text dances the margins, but no narrati [..]

  • Incredible illustration of a woman s adventures in some sort of post catastrophe world Heavily influenced by tarot Couldn t put it down because of the breathtaking images. [..]

  • A occult version of The Squirrel Machine Potent and visionary work here Full review appeared in The Fanzine [..]

  • Another wonderful blind date find from my local library This book is so poetic and visually stunning I am very inspired to get into graphic novels This book has also inspired my own art [..]

  • I think I may be honestly emotional worse off for having read this graphic novel It hold a lot of truth in the way that grief, due to an unexpected trauma comes in waves, some that are almost manically beautiful As well as the almost Sisyphusian way that we try to get better after tragic happening o [..]

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