Synopses & Reviews
Now available in a single hardcover volume: the legendary erotic masterpiece from Alan Moore, the visionary behind Watchmen
, From Hell
, and V for Vendetta
For more than a century, Alice, Wendy, and Dorothy have been our guides through the Wonderland, Neverland, and Land of Oz of our childhoods. Now, like us, these three lost girls have grown up and are ready to guide us again, this time through the realms of our sexual awakening and fulfillment. Through their familiar fairytales they share with us their most intimate revelations of desire in its many forms... revelations that shine out radiantly through the dark clouds of war gathering around a luxury Austrian hotel.
Drawing on the rich heritage of erotica, Lost Girls is the rediscovery of the power of ecstatic writing and art in a sublime union that only the medium of comics can achieve. Exquisite, thoughtful, and human, Lost Girls is a work of breathtaking scope that challenges the very notion of art fettered by convention. This is erotic fiction at its finest.
"Turning these pages, it's not hard to imagine that conservatives who lack an understanding of how the imagination works will have a field day with the portrayals of incest and pedophilia Lost Girls necessarily undertakes — ignoring the hotelier's wise observation, as he reads a dirty-book-within-the-book, that its actors 'are fictions, as old as the page they appear on, no less, no more.'" Eric Lorberer, Rain Taxi (read the entire )