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Neil Gaiman, emperor, dwarf

Apropos of nothing in particular, in "August" from vol 6 of Sandman, the disguised emperor tells his story to a dwarf.

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strange_complex
May. 11th, 2013 08:43 pm (UTC)
I know a thing or two about fictionalised tellings of Augustus' story, and this is one of the very best. There's an excellent analysis of it in this book.
surliminal
May. 12th, 2013 01:25 am (UTC)
Gosh. Good catch. Gaiman does have tropes tho I hadn't noticed especially noticed dwarves as one of them. (Just thought dwarves were the new sexy.)
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