Boxers (Boxers & Saints Graphic Novel) by Gene Luen Yang

By Gene Luen Yang

China,1898. Bands of overseas missionaries and infantrymen roam the nation-state, bullying and robbing chinese language peasants.

Little Bao has had sufficient. Harnessing the powers of historical chinese language gods, he recruits a military of Boxers - commoners proficient in kung fu who struggle to loose China from "foreign devils."

Against all odds, this grass-roots uprising is violently winning. yet not anything is straightforward. Little Bao is struggling with for the honour of China, yet at what fee? such a lot of are loss of life, together with hundreds of thousands of "secondary devils" - chinese language voters who've switched over to Christianity.

Boxers & Saints is an leading edge new image novel in volumes - the parallel tales of 2 teens stuck up on contrary aspects of a violent rift. American Born chinese language author Gene Luen Yang brings his clear-eyed storytelling and trademark magical realism to the complexities of the Boxer uprising and lays naked the rules of extremism, uprising, and religion.

Discover the opposite part of the Boxer uprising in Saints - the better half quantity to Boxers.

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