Jimmy Corrigan - the Smartest Kid in the World.
I've never been into graphic novels but this one got a huge rap on First Tuesday Book Club last night. I haven't delved into this genre since I put my last Archie comic back on the shelf about 25 years ago (some of his adventures are imprinted indelibly in my mind - I hope he and his mates enjoy a Renaissance in due course). I'm curious because Marieke Hardy said Jimmy's tale moved her to tears and I want to know what the fuss is all about.
I found a review in January magazine online which says: