Maus, Volume 1

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Pantheon Books, 1986 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 159 pages
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A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself.
  

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Amazing storytelling. - Goodreads
Finally an ending to Art Spiegelman's tragic story. - Goodreads
A great tale and insight to a strong survivor of WWII. - Goodreads
I found it sad, the ending was sad. - Goodreads
A daring journey of life in pictures. - Goodreads
Only a good writer can do this. - Goodreads

Review: Maus, II: And Here My Troubles Began (Maus #2)

User Review  - Goodreads

The grit in this a lot more prominent. Walking over the dead bodies in the boxcars in particular sticks out to me. I felt like the ending was a little abrupt though. Read full review

Review: Maus, II: And Here My Troubles Began (Maus #2)

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

This graphic novel tore me apart. I cried several times while in the midst of it. I don't think I've heard a more touching story than that of Vladek and Anja. The horrors that they had to go through ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Artist and writer Art Spiegelman is a teacher at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the creator of Maus, a graphic novel that depicts his father's struggles in Hitler's Europe, and which earned Spiegelman a Pulitzer Prize.