EpilepticDavid B. / Jan 17, 2020
Epileptic Hailed by The Comics Journal as one of Europe s most important and innovative comics artists David B has created a masterpiece in Epileptic his stunning and emotionally resonant autobiography about
Hailed by The Comics Journal as one of Europe s most important and innovative comics artists, David B has created a masterpiece in Epileptic, his stunning and emotionally resonant autobiography about growing up with an epileptic brother Epileptic gathers together and makes available in English for the first time all six volumes of the internationally acclaimed graphic woHailed by The Comics Journal as one of Europe s most important and innovative comics artists, David B has created a masterpiece in Epileptic, his stunning and emotionally resonant autobiography about growing up with an epileptic brother Epileptic gathers together and makes available in English for the first time all six volumes of the internationally acclaimed graphic work.David B was born Pierre Fran ois Beauchard in a small town near Orl ans, France He spent an idyllic early childhood playing with the neighborhood kids and, along with his older brother, Jean Christophe, ganging up on his little sister, Florence But their lives changed abruptly when Jean Christophe was struck with epilepsy at age eleven In search of a cure, their parents dragged the family to acupuncturists and magnetic therapists, to mediums and macrobiotic communes But every new cure ended in disappointment as Jean Christophe, after brief periods of remission, would only get worse.Angry at his brother for abandoning him and at all the quacks who offered them false hope, Pierre Fran ois learned to cope by drawing fantastically elaborate battle scenes, creating images that provide a fascinating window into his interior life An honest and horrifying portrait of the disease and of the pain and fear it sowed in the family, Epileptic is also a moving depiction of one family s intricate history Through flashbacks, we are introduced to the stories of Pierre Fran ois s grandparents and we relive his grandfathers experiences in both World Wars We follow Pierre Fran ois through his childhood, adolescence, and adulthood, all the while charting his complicated relationship with his brother and Jean Christophe s losing battle with epilepsy Illustrated with beautiful and striking black and white images, Epileptic is as astonishing, intimate, and heartbreaking as the best literary memoir.From the Hardcover edition.
Epilepsy What is Epilepsy Epilepsy Foundation Epilepsy, the fourth most common neurological disorder, affects people of all ages and can cause unpredictable seizures Learn from the Epilepsy Foundation. Epilepsy Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and More Jan , Epilepsy is a chronic disorder that causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures A seizure is a sudden rush of electrical activity in the brain There are two main types of seizures. Epilepsy Symptoms and causes Mayo Clinic Epileptics definition of Epileptics by The Free Dictionary Usage Rather than talking about an epileptic or epileptics, it is better to talk about a person with epilepsy and people with epilepsy Epileptics Define Epileptics at Dictionary Epileptics definition, pertaining to or symptomatic of epilepsy See . Epilepsy MedlinePlus Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes people to have recurring seizures.The seizures happen when clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain send out the wrong signals. Epilepsy Symptoms, causes, and treatments Dec , Epilepsy is a common neurological condition characterized by recurrent seizures Seizures occur when a sudden surge of electrical activity causes a temporary disturbance in the brain s EPILEPTIC meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Beyond this lie some acres of agricultural land interspersed with hospitals, convalescent homes, and something rather ominously described as a farm for epileptics. Epilepsy and Seizures Provoked Seizures, Seizure Disorder Continued How Is Epilepsy Treated The majority of epileptic seizures are controlled through drug therapy.Diet may also be used along with medications In certain cases in which medications and
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