In this documentary comics we meet Belgian Journalist Pascale Bourgaux as she travels with a cameraman back to a small village in the north of Afghanistan that she has been visiting regularly for ten years. The village is controlled by the warlord and resistance fighter Mamour Hasan, who fought to expel the Taliban from his land just like the Russians before them. To her great surprise, she finds the people there weary of the Europeans and corrupt Afghan officials and even the warlord's own sons seem ready to welcome the return of the Taliban. This book uses the pacing and observational skills of artists Vincent Zabus and Thomas Campi to give a palpable sense of daily life in this troubled, faraway land as well as a behind-the-scenes glimpse of two seasoned journalists at work.
- Pascale Bourgaux, Vincent Zabus et Thomas Campi ont remporté le Prix Cognito 2014 pour "Les Larmes du seigneur Afghan" lors de la 12ème édition de la Foire du Livre Belge.
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