Alan Moore’s second prose novel, Jerusalem, is his attempt to preserve memories of his hometown of Northampton, England. Better known for his graphic novels like Watchmen, Moore’s Jerusalem Contains his musings about space, time, and life after death, with shifting perspectives and dense prose. While it may seem excessive, Jerusalem is full of passion that puts Northampton at the center of all meaning.
- Alan Moore makes a literary tribute to his hometown.
- Moore utilizes his skill to weave poetry and prose in his work.
- “Jerusalem” is a bombardment of spectacle, redeemed by its service to a passionate argument.
“The comics that Moore is best known for writing (“Watchmen,” “From Hell,” “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen,” etc.) generally make no secret of their sources of inspiration.”