7° piano is a graphic novel by the swedish Åsa Grennvall , telling her own story of love and violence with Nils when attending the Art School.
New friends, parties, boys. Everything’s normal.
Then she meet Nils: the perfect guy, admired by everybody, the true love, the one that seems true, with early signs of jealousy, considered by Åsa has proofs of his feelings. And soon a series of episodes of psychological and physical violence. Åsa is completely annihilated and renunces of all: social life, friends, opinions, tastes, personal history.
> First rule: leave him at the first blow. <
> Second rule: leave him at the first blow. <
Fortunately she is able to run away, thanks to a number of people that are still close, and decide to turn this bad experience into something precious for all: she tell terrible episodes of daily life in a simple way, including her normal and yet tragic thoughts (“am I wrong?“).
You can find a free pdf version of Seventh Floor at Electrocomics.
The award-winning booktrailer at the top of this post has been produced for the italian edition by Hop Edizioni.