Details about Persepolis : The story of a Childhood.

Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. ["A] self-portrait of the artist as a young girl, rendered in graceful black-and-white comics that apply a childlike sensibility to the bleak lowlights of recent Iranian history . . . [Her] style is powerful; it persuasively communicates confusion and horror through the eyes of a precocious preteen."QVillage Voice.

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Betsy Schroeder

Posted March 13, 2009

This book is much more than meets the eye, because although it seems to be just a graphic novel with its comic strip narration, it tells a real story-of the author's childhood in Iran during those critical years of their own revolution and war with I…

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