Safe Area Gorazde is Sacco’s magnum opus and with it he is poised too become “Joe Sacco is a unique figure in modern comics: there is no one else who. Safe Area Goražde has ratings and reviews. Joe Sacco spent five months in war ravaged Bosnia during and put together his experiences for a. In , comics artist and journalist Sacco (Palestine) rode in a supply convoy into the U.N.-designated safe area of Gorazde, a small Bosnian Muslim town.

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Safe Area Goražde – Wikipedia

But much of the Serb population had fled during this time, leaving mostly Bosniaks Muslims in Gorazade. Penjual daging yang mereka kenal menggorok leher tetangga mereka. If you gave me three, I would say Sacco also gives us some helpful and concise background on the history of the region saccl the background of the war.

He began working for a local publisher writing guidebooks. Membaca dan menyimak gambar demi gambar di buku ini benar-benar membuat dada saya sesak.

However, townsfolk point out that there is still much more to go. This page was last edited on 6 Juneat This is a book I would probably have never known about if it hadn’t been for a little workshop I attended during my teaching degree. Feb 22, Kirsten rated it it was amazing Shelves: Now I feel like I know too much. He’ll be at Powell’s on Jan 12th at 7: The art is gritty and violent, and does not shy away from showing all of the horrors of war and genocide. In When I was first reading this and did not imagine that there was more graphic journalism of this kind – I only knew MAUS as graphic non fiction it was so hard for me, at first, to think of Joe Sacco explaining what he was doing, in Gorazde.


This sequence is one of the most horrifying this reader has seen in comics. Tidak jarang beberapa di antaranya masih meregang nyawa dan merintih penuh rasa sakit. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

And finishing this book one most certainly feels like a witness. After that I read a smattering of books. Kekejaman di luas batas kemanusiaan ini terjadi di masa modern.

Bloodletting that seemed to come from out of nowhere is why i fear the demagoguery of an ape like trump. I think that’s what makes this jeo so special and attention-getting.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This edition has a great short intro by Christopher Hitchens, an essay by Sacco looking back on his journalism, complete with many photographs he used to make sure he got the details right. While I didn’t expect this to be light hearted or breezy, I certainly wasn’t prepared for the depth of horror I felt.


Doctors amputating legs with kitchen knives.

Safe Area Gorazde by Joe Sacco – Penguin Books New Zealand

Saya seakan tak mau berpisah saat sampai pada lembar terakhir. His opinions are reflected more in the selection of the safw than in its presentation.

Dan kengerian-kengerian yang lain terus terjadi hingga para penduduk berpikir eacco Gorazde akan musnah di hadapan dunia yang seakan berpangku tangan…. Most of the time his critique of these people is implicit, though he occasionally broaches the satirical in his portrayal, to limited effect.

They were despised by the Bosniak refugees, who lost everything they had at the hands of Serbs; they were equally hated by the Serb militias, who took them for traitors and threatened to agea them.

Yugoslavia was made up of mostly Croatians, Serbians, and Muslims. Having worked myself in Gorazde, I know of few more interesting or addictive places.

I just couldn’t look anymore. Food supplies airlifted by U.