Paco Roca, Translator: Andrea Rosenberg
134 Pages, 9.8" x 7.3", Hardcover
Published x Fantagraphics
In this graphic novel by the internationally acclaimed, award-winning Wrinkles cartoonist, three adult siblings relive old conflicts as they clear out the family vacation home after their father's death.
The graphic novel The House is at once deeply personal (dedicated to Roca's own deceased father) and entirely universal. Three adult siblings return to their family's vacation home a year after their father's death. They each bring their respective wives, husbands, and children with the intention to clean up the residence and put it on the market. But, as garbage is hauled off and dust is wiped away, decades-old resentments quickly fill the vacant home. Roca asks what happens to brothers and sisters when the only person holding the family together is now gone.