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Geis: A Matter of Life and Death

Geis smallerAuthor: Alexis Deacon
Publisher: Walker Books (2016), 81 pages
RRP: $29.99

Geis (pronounced gesh) is the first book in a graphic novel trilogy by acclaimed children’s author and illustrator Alexis Deacon. The novel begins with an explanation of geis - it is the Gaelic word for a curse – before taking the reader into a strange world that blends historical, supernatural and fantasy elements.