The Butterfly Stage

Synopsis

During the summer holiday between the first and second year of her degree Bryony helps her parents and younger sister move to the South-West of France.

Once back at university she finds herself increasingly disorientated by events and is eventually diagnosed with a mental illness.

Grappling for recovery from experiences she describes as ‘waking nightmares’ she finds solace from her distress in drawing.

At times ambivalent or unsure about where she is going this is a tale about the quest for recovery even when you don’t really know what that is…

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comic book - the butterfly stage