The Nikopol TrilogyEnki Bilal
Original title: La trilogie Nikopol.
- The Carnival of Immortals aka Gods in Chaos (La foire aux immortels, 1980)
- The Woman Trap (La Femme Piège, 1986)
- Equator Cold (Froid équateur, 1992)
In 1993, a military court sentenced Alcide Nikopol to twenty years of suspended animation. In 2023, Nikopol is awakened to find his body possessed by the Egyptian god Horus, who is on the run from his fellow gods. So begins the brilliant Nikopol Trilogy, in which a political dissident deals with a government gone mad. Nikopol must team with a son he never knew who could now be his twin, a beautiful investigative reporter and an exiled Egyptian deity.
Genres: science fiction
Total ratings: 28
Enes Bilal (born 1951) is a French comic book creator, comics artist and film director. Born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, to a Slovak mother and a Bosniak father who had been Tito's tailor, he moved to Paris at the age of 9. At age 14, he met René Goscinny and with his encouragement applied his talent to comics. He produced work for Goscinny's comics magazine Pilote in the 1970s, publishing his first story in 1972. In 1975, Bilal began working with script writer Pierre Christin. Bilal is best known for the Nikopol trilogy (1980–1992). The books have been adapted into a movie Immortal (2004).
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