Sally is killed and leaves her doll behind. But the doll knows a secret, and Irmalinda’s memories and past are part of understanding their shared destiny. Irmalinda made the doll, after all, and if Sally hadn’t crawled under the house that day, she’d still be alive. But then again, life is funny.
In Irmalinda’s Doll, author and artist Valerie Owen presents a surreal vision of memory, symbolism, and fate. Charming, odd, and pleasantly dark, an episodic narrative unfolds that whirls between worlds, places, and characters, and it reveals a whimsical dreamscape that is sure to captivate and stir the mind. Enjoy in these fully illustrated pages an exploration of humor, surrealism, expressionism, and memory.