Griffin & Sabine

Griffin & Sabine

An Extraordinary Correspondence

Book - 1991
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Don't missThe Pharos Gate, the final volume in theGriffin & Sabine story. Published simultaneously with the 25th-anniversary edition ofGriffin & Sabine, the book finally shares what happened to the lovers.

Griffin: It's good to get in touch with you at last. Could I have one of your fish postcards? I think you were right--the wine glass has more impact than the cup. -Sabine

But Griffin had never met a woman named Sabine. How did she know him? How did she know his artwork? Who is she? Thus begins the strange and intriguing correspondence of Griffin and Sabine. And since each letter must be pulled from its own envelope, the reader has the delightful, forbidden sensation of reading someone else's mail. Griffin & Sabine is like no other illustrated novel: appealing to the poet and artist in everyone and sure to inspire a renaissance in the fine art of letter-writing, it tells an extraordinary story in an extraordinary way.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c1991
ISBN: 9780877017882
0877017883
Branch Call Number: F BAN
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., map ; 21 cm. + 4 folded letters
Alternative Title: Griffin and Sabine

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PamBurtonW
Nov 15, 2017

A man in London gets a postcard from a South Seas Woman who has been telepathically viewing his artwork. This is such an extraordinary book full of surprises. Much of the writing is in letters which reader takes out of envelopes or reads on postcards and the pictures are really interesting if a bit macabre. Very different kind of read. Imagine walking through an art gallery viewing cartoon art, that's what it feels like.

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