In Mali in Africa, a red Mother with Child, a 14th century African sculpture, is saved from the destructive madness of Islamists by Alou, a young honey hunter. In the company of other migrants, sisters and brothers of misfortune, Alou goes all out to reach Europe.
His goal and his obsession: entrust the precious statuette to the Louvre Museum! An epic adventure, touching upon the burning worldwide issue of refugees and immigration, in the ever-expanding Louvre collection commissioning graphic novels from leading world artists to spin tales around the famous museum.
"Lax has a unique talent for bringing history to vibrant life and a sublime ability to build rounded characters in a minimum of time and space."
-Win Wiacek, Now Read This
"An action-packed and splendidly drawn narrative."
9x12, 144pp, full-color hardcover, $27.99
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