a novel by PAUL MADONNA

“absolutely stunning… an all new art form”
–– 7x7 Magazine


“deeply satisfying… Madonna’s prose is magnificent”
–– Foreword Reviews

“a gripping and deeply mysterious novel about the nature of artistic creation and the wayward, confounding path of inspiration… a true work of art”
–– Glen David Gold, Carter Beats the Devil


Emit Hopper was a one-hit wonder—twice. First as a rock and roller in the 80s, then as a literary darling in the 90s. Now it's twenty years later, and despite his desire to remain a simple laundromat owner, stardom has found him once again. As he’s drawn back into the limelight he meets Julia, a former celebrity chef with an enigmatic past. But when she disappears while hiking with two other women, Emit finds himself chasing down a mystery that promises to leave him forever changed.

From the artist and author of All Over Coffee and Everything is its own reward, Paul Madonna uses his signature blend of drawing and storytelling to deliver a beautiful and entertaining novel filled with suspense, surprise, and humor.

With over one hundred lush and haunting drawings, this full-length, character-driven story is a fresh and innovative reinvention of the illustrated novel.

Hardcover, 454 pages
Full-length novel, 100 drawings, full color
$34.99 USD
Fiction; ISBN: 9781513260815
Distributed by Graphic Arts Books
Availble through Ingram Publisher Services

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A collection of daily drawings in pursuit of rekindling the creative process.

Includes an afterword by the author.

Released 09 12 16

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The Beard Years
by Paul Madonna

The second installment of Paul Madonna's Album series.
A collection of sketchbook work from 2001-2015.

Includes an introduction by the author.

Released 08 28 15

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