Sailor Twain

Sailor Twain
Or: The Mermaid in the Hudson
By Mark Siegel
Published by First Second

One hundred years ago. On the foggy Hudson River, a riverboat captain rescues an injured mermaid from the waters of the busiest port in the United States. A wildly popular―and notoriously reclusive―author makes a public debut. A French nobleman seeks a remedy for a curse. As three lives twine together and race to an unexpected collision, the mystery of the Mermaid of the Hudson.

A beguiling love story with elements of Melville, Conrad, Twain, and ancient myths, drawn in moody black-and-white charcoal, this new paperback edition of the New York Times Best-Selling graphic novel by author/illustrator Mark Siegel is a study in romance, atmosphere, and suspense. Don't miss Sailor Twain.

“A gripping novel with compelling characters, enhanced by haunting, erotically charged drawings.”
John Irving

New York Times Bestseller
“Absolutely not to be missed.” ―Booklist, starred review
California Library Association—Best Graphic Novel
San Diego Comic Con—Eisner Award Nominee
Washington Post Best Books of the Year

paperback | 400 pages | March 4, 2014