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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Review: Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return (Persepolis #3-4)User Review - Caroline - Goodreads
3.5/5stars I didn't like this one as much as the first one but that is not to say that I disliked it. I actually really loved this as a poignant coming-of-age story. The reason I preferred the first ... Read full review
Review: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis #1-2)User Review - Pramod Nair - Goodreads
“In life you'll meet a lot of jerks. If they hurt you, tell yourself that it's because they're stupid. That will help keep you from reacting to their cruelty. Because there is nothing worse than ... Read full review