Return Of The Honey Buzzard by Jongh Aimee De
Simon a bookseller has hit hard times. The financial crisis has hit and sales have slumped; his store looks set to close and he has become increasingly withdrawn. Returning from his storeroom in the woods he stops at an isolated railroad crossing. There he witnesses a suicide. The moment hits him like a bomb. Withdrawing deeper into himself Simon is haunted by memories from his past - memories repressed from a time he'd prefer to forget. It is only by chance that he meets Regina a young girl who begins to provide the comfort and support he needs. But who is Regina and can she help him come to terms with the loss of a childhood friend? A beautifully drawn and impressively crafted debut from Aimee de Jongh The Return of the Honey Buzzard is a compelling cinematic and emotionally perceptive graphic novel about confronting the past and starting again.