Book of Pages

Book of Pages is a graphic novel by English author David Whiteland published in 2000. It tells the story of Jiriki, a young monk sent from a mountain monastery to the city of Metropolis to find the mysterious Book of Pages. The culture shock experienced by Jiriki during his journey to and through the high tech megacity is explored in 64 vignettes, with diversions and musings on (among other topics) number theory, and technology and its relationship with humanity.[1][2]

Book of Pages
AuthorDavid Whiteland
CountryUnited Kingdom
Published1 July 2000
PublisherPow Books / Ringpull Press

In 2012, British author Naomi Alderman called Book of Pages "a wonderful meditation on Buddhism and technology".[3]


  1. ^ Whiteland, David (1 July 2000). "Book of Pages". Pow Books / Ringpull Press. ISBN 978-1903376003. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  2. ^ Hannan, Noel K. "Book of Pages by David Whiteland". Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  3. ^ Alderman, Naomi (22 November 2012). "The Nao of Brown by Glyn Dillon – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 February 2016.