A Gift for a Ghost

Borja Gonzalez, Borja Gonzalez


An untalented punk band and a parallel dimension—what could go wrong?

In Borja González’s stunning graphic novel, two parallel stories reflect and intertwine in a tale of youthful dreams and desires. In 1856, Teresa, a young aristocrat, is more interested in writing avantgarde horror poetry than making a suitable marriage. In 2016, three teenage girls, Gloria, Laura, and Cristina, want to start a punk band called the Black Holes. They have everything they need: attitude, looks, instinct . . . and an alarming lack of musical talent. They’ve barely started rehearsing when strange things begin to happen. As their world and Teresa’s intersect, they’re haunted by the echo of something that happened 160 years ago.

Creator Bio

Borja González is a self-taught illustrator and comic strip artist. His first published title was La Reina Orquídea, a precious and haunting short piece that placed the author at the center of national attention in Spain. A Gift for a Ghost is his first long-form work. He lives in Badajoz, Spain.

Price £17.99
Format Hardback
Publication Date 5 May 2020
Pages 128
Height 229mm
Width 159mm
Illustrations full colour throughout
Rights Europe, Africa, Middle East
ISBN-13 9781419740138