Chartwell Manor OGN
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Chartwell Manor OGN

Writer: Glenn Head Artist: Glenn Head Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Release Date: May 26, 2021 Cover Price: $29.99 Critic Reviews: 1
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Veteran alternative cartoonist Glenn Head's harrowing memoir about years of sexual and
emotional abuse suffered at a boarding school during his adolescence, and the resultant
trauma that took him almost 50 years to process before being able to tell his story publicly.
No one asks for the childhood they get, and no child ever deserved to go to Chartwell Manor. For Glenn Head, his two years spent at the now-defunct Mendham, NJ, boarding school - run by a serial sexual and emotional abuser of young boys in the early 1970s - left emotional scars in ways that he continues to process. This book - a book almost 50 years in the making - t more

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    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma May 14, 2021

    Robert Crumb called this story a masterpiece and I am not going to argue with that. Something can still be great but also be very challenging and make you think. It can also be something you read once and not again. Calling this worthy seems condescending to the artist and their experiences, I would just say it is something you need to experience for yourself and then you can sit and think about it afterwards for a long time. Read Full Review

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