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
A daring journey of life in pictures. - Goodreads
I found it sad, the ending was sad. - Goodreads
The theme for maus 2 is story telling. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Myriam - Goodreads

It was great, of course. Fast-paced, gripping. The medium allowed the "now" and the "then" to intertwine seamlessly. Read full review

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

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

4.75** I can't really nail EXACTLY what didn't make this a 5 star book. I am so glad I read this. It was amazing. Again, the only thing I would've preferred would be a character index. There were a lot of names. 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.