Nick Cave : Mercy on Me

Nick Cave : Mercy on Me
Author: Reinhard Kleist
Rating: 4.07
Bestsellers Rate: 19349
Publisher: Selfmadehero
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: None
Pages: 280
Hours of reading: 4.7 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 17,02 €

About the book

Musician, novelist, poet, actor: Nick Cave (b. 1957) is a Renaissance man. His wide-ranging artistic output always uncompromising, hypnotic, and intense is defined by an extraordinary gift for storytelling. In Nick Cave: Mercy on Me, Reinhard Kleist employs a cast of characters drawn from Cave's music and writing to tell the story of a formidable artist and influencer. Kleist paints an expressive and enthralling portrait of Cave's childhood in Australia; his early years fronting The Birthday Party; the sublime highs of his success with The Bad Seeds; and the crippling lows of his battle with heroin. Capturing everything from Cave's frenzied performances in Berlin to the tender moments he spent with love and muse Anita Lane, Kleist's graphic biography, like Cave's songs, is by turns electrifying, sentimental, morbid, and comic but always engrossing.




"...if you are at all of a fan of Nick Cave, I recommend picking this book up right away."--Dangerous Minds

Reinhard Kleist Biography

Reinhard Kleist (born 11 February 1970, Hürth, Germany) is a German graphic designer and cartoonist.


Kleist studied graphic design at the Fachhochschule Münster. There he created his albums "Lovecraft," "Dorian" and as a thesis "Abenteur eines Weichenstellers". After finishing his degree he moved to Berlin. In 1996, at the International Comics Salon in Erlangen, he won the Max-and-Moritz-Prize for the best German-language Comic Album. Since 2003 he has been working together with author Tobias O. Meißner on the comics series "Berlinoir," which is published with Edition 52. In September 2006, Kleist's biography on Elvis Presley was released with the title "Elvis." In 2008, Kleist learned Spanish to travel to Cuba, where he drew and sketched street scenes from Havana, which he compiled in the graphic novel "Havanna" in 2007. In 2011, his book "Der Boxer" (The Boxer) was released, which tells the story of Jewish Boxer Harry Haft. Kleist's graphic novel about the Somali runner Samia Yusuf Omar was published in 2015 under the title "Der Traum von Olympia" (The Dream of Olympia). Several of his books have been translated into English, French or Arabic.

Selected works

Minna. 1994 Lovecraft. 1994 Das Festmahl. 1995 Dorian. 1996 Amerika. 1998 Fucked. 2000 Steeplechase. 2001 Paul. 2001 Das Grauen im Gemäuer. 2002 Berlinoir. Band 1: Scherbenmund. Berlinoir. Band 2: Mord! 2004 Cash – I See a Darkness. 2006 ELVIS – Die illustrierte Biographie. 2007 The Secrets of Coney Island. 2007 Berlinoir. Band 3: Narbenstadt. 2008 Havanna. 2008 Castro. 2010 Der Boxer. Die wahre Geschichte des Hertzko Haft. Carlsen, Hamburg 2011, ISBN 978-3-551-78697-5. (Translated into English in 2014) Reinhard Osteroth, Text: 1914. Ein Maler zieht in den Krieg. Aladin Verlag, Hamburg 2014, ISBN 978-3-84890078-7 Der Traum von Olympia. Die Geschichte von Samia Yusuf Omar. Carlsen, Hamburg 2015, ISBN 978-3-551-73639-0 Nick Cave: Mercy on Me, 2017 — a graphic biography of musician Nick Cave


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Authors: Reinhard Kleist
Publisher: Selfmadehero
Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9781910593363
ISBN10: 1910593362
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Illustrations: Black & White
Literature Country: None
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Book Format: Paperback
Book Binding: None
Paper: None
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Pages: 280
Book Weight: 820
Book Dimensions: 170x238x26
Circulation: None
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2020
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Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom

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