|The awkwardness of eye contact|
|The shifting of motion and light|
As a seasoned Amtrak rider, I found this to be a masterful evocation of the experience. There is no "sound," or rather no dialogue or effects, only abstracted lines and shapes, but you can hear the rattle of the rails and of rain hitting the roof.
|Rain washed astray on the window|
This is the first time I've read a manga or graphic novel and felt that the artwork alone carried all the information needed to express the author's intentions. This isn't a story delivery system, but visual art that uses the technique of sequential imagery.
|Steaming volcano vs. smoking passengers|
Highly recommended. If you can take 200 pages of just experiencing, rather than narrative, give this a chance.