The Return of the Honey Buzzard



ISBN: 9781910593165 Category:

Aimée de Jongh


Simon, a bookseller, has hit hard times. The financial crisis has struck and sales have slumped; his store looks set to close, and he has become increasingly withdrawn. Returning from his storage facility 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 Aimu00e9e de Jongh, The Return of the Honey Buzzard is a compelling, cinematic, and emotionally perceptive graphic novel about confronting the past and starting again.

Additional information

Weight 630 g
Dimensions 17.6 x 24.7 cm
Publisher name Self Made Hero
Publication date 15 February 2017
Number of pages 160
Format Hardback
Dimensions 17.6 x 24.7 cm
Weight 630 g


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Aim\u00e9e de Jongh is an award-winning animator, illustrator, and comics artist. She draws a daily strip for the Dutch newspaper Metro Holland. She lives in Rotterdam.