Resistance

Hardback edition released 20/05/2021

by Val McDermid

Resistance Synopsis

A gritty, dark tale of infectious disease gone wrong - the timely graphic novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Val McDermid, stunningly illustrated by Kathryn Briggs 'A brilliant and timely story, told with McDermid's verve, style and passion. I couldn't stop turning the pages, even when I could barely take the tension. Wonderful.' Denise Mina It's the summer solstice weekend, and 150,000 people descend on a farm in the northeast of England for an open-air music festival. At first, a spot of rain seems to be the only thing dampening the fun - until a mystery bug appears. Before long, the illness is spreading at an electrifying speed and seems resistant to all antibiotics. Can journalist Zoe Meadows track the outbreak to its source, and will a cure be found before the disease becomes a pandemic? A heart-racing thriller, Resistance imagines a nightmare pandemic that seems only too credible in the wake of COVID-19. Number one bestseller and queen of crime Val McDermid has teamed up with illustrator Kathryn Briggs to create a masterful graphic novel. 'One of today's most accomplished crime writers' Literary Review 'A powerful, unique look at the benign origins of catastrophe' Kirkus Reviews

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781788163552
Publication date: 20th May 2021
Author: Val McDermid
Publisher: Wellcome Collection an imprint of Profile Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 160 pages
Primary Genre European tradition graphic novels

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ISBN: 9781788163552
Publication date: 20/05/2021
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781785295935
Publication date: 18/05/2017
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About Val McDermid

Val McDermid, the 'queen of crime', has published twenty-seven crime novels, which have sold over seventeen million copies worldwide, been translated into forty languages and won multiple awards. Her series featuring criminal profiler Tony Hill was the basis for the TV series The Wire in the Blood for ITV. Kathryn Briggs is a graphic novelist. She combines a background in fine art with a love of pop culture to create comics which range from slice of life to comparative mythology. After studying in Scotland, she moved back to the woods of Pennsylvania in 2018.

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