Underground classic

This thrilling book about the hunt for a sacred relic in the divided lands of Israel and Palestine will be read for decades to come, writes Rachel Cooke

To have built such a wonderfully witty comic on such vexed territory is quite some achievement


Tunnels Rutu Modan (trans by Ishai Mishory) Drawn & Quarterly, £23, pp284 In Tunnels, Rutu Modan’s longawaited new graphic novel, a fiery single mother called Nili returns from the US to Jerusalem, where her father, Israel, once a distinguished...

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