Winning best graphic novel in Taiwan in 2009, this story has no dialogue and exhibits the rhythm of a poem. It took Sean Chuang, a commercial film director and comic artist from Taiwan, ten years to finish this work, which he pays homage to Bande Dessines and European scenery. Once upon a time, somewhere in southern Europe in an ordinary small town, there was a girl in a wheelchair who couldn't leave her room. The window is her only connection to the outside world. One day, by accident, she meets a grocery store boy, and he takes her on a journey, opening her eyes to the world. But then, the war comes…
About the Author
Born Chuang Yung-hsin in 1968, Sean Chuang graduated from the Fine Arts and Crafts department of Fu-hsin Trade and Arts School in Taipei. He has 20 years of experience as a director of television commercials, directing over 400 and winning multiple awards. His graphic novel about his work and life, Notes of an Adman, was published in 1997 and sold 18 printings, becoming a must-read classic in the advertising world. In 2010 he completed his second graphic novel, The Window, which was published in Spanish in 2011. Chuang remains active in the advertising world, continuing both of his careers as a commercial director and a cartoonist. He published a new edition of Notes of an Adman as well as 80s DIARY IN TAIWAN 1 in 2013. The latter is a graphic record of life and memories of Taiwan in the 1980s. 80s DIARY IN TAIWAN 1 was published in French and German in 2015; the second volume was published in 2015.