In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day,” Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is the continuation of her fascinating story. In 1984, Marjane flees fundamentalism and the war with Iraq to begin a new life in Vienna. Once there, she faces the trials of adolescence far from her friends and family, and while she soon carves out a place for herself among a group of fellow outsiders, she continues to struggle for a sense of belonging.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - greeniezona - LibraryThing
Okay, so it's a graphic novel. But a) it's quite good, and b) I'm going to more than make up for any possible "lack of weightiness" by the end of this year, I promise. I've seen excerpts from this ... Read full review
Review: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis #1-2)User Review - Francisca Viegas - Goodreads
“One can forgive but one should never forget.” This is the story of Marjane Satrapi as a child growing up during the Islamic Revolution in Iran. It is so moving and deeply touching to actually see and ... Read full review