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Persepolis Here, In One Volume Marjane Satrapi S Best Selling, Internationally Acclaimed Graphic Memoir Persepolis Is The Story Of Satrapi S Unforgettable Childhood And Coming Of Age Within A Large And Loving Family In Tehran During The Islamic Revolution Of The Contradictions Between Private Life And Public Life In A Country Plagued By Political Upheaval Of Her High School Years In Vienna Facing The Trials Of Adolescence Far From Her Family Of Her Homecoming Both Sweet And Terrible And, Finally, Of Her Self Imposed Exile From Her Beloved Homeland It Is The Chronicle Of A Girlhood And Adolescence At Once Outrageous And Familiar, A Young Life Entwined With The History Of Her Country Yet Filled With The Universal Trials And Joys Of Growing Up.Edgy, Searingly Observant, And Candid, Often Heartbreaking But Threaded Throughout With Raw Humor And Hard Earned Wisdom Persepolis Is A Stunning Work From One Of The Most Highly Regarded, Singularly Talented Graphic Artists At Work Today.

About the Author: Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi Persian is an Iranian born French contemporary graphic novellist, illustrator, animated film director, and children s book author Apart from her native tongue Persian, she speaks English, Swedish, German, French and Italian.Satrapi grew up in Tehran in a family which was involved with communist and socialist movements in Iran prior to the Iranian Revolution She a

10 thoughts on “Persepolis

  1. says:

    I sat down to read a little of this during lunch, and ended up sitting in the restaurant for an hour after I was done eating Eventually I felt guilty and left, but my plans were shot for the afternoon, as all I could think about was finishing this book I wish there were some mechanism on Goodreads to occasionally give a book t

  2. says:

    A masterpiece of graphic novels This edition as the name indicates, collects the complete run of Persepolis.Creative Team Creator, Writer Illustrator Marjane Satrapi REVOLUTIONARY WORK I remember the days when we traveled around Europe, it was enough to carry an Iranian passport They rolled out the red carpet We were rich be

  3. says:

    Full review 4.5 starsThings I didn t know before The Complete Persepolis was originally written in French Way to feel dumb as shit in the French bookstore, I assure you Things I know now Marjane Satrapi, as a French Iranian, can t enter the US now But hey, it s for your security , all that shit I just learned that French Irani

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    Visiting Spain for a conference earlier this month, I impulsively decided to do something about my almost non existent Spanish I began by reading the Spanish edition of Le petit prince, which got me started nicely Now I wanted to try something harder I had in fact read Persepolis in French not long after it came out, but I remembered

  5. says:

    4.5 I wanted to be Justice, Love and the Wrath of God all in one.An incredibly funny, insightful and moving story told through the form of a graphic novel This book serves as a memoir of the author, Marjane Satrapi It is about a brave, young woman in 1980 s Iran.This book highlights the struggles that the Iranian people have had to go through The c

  6. says:

    4.3 stars.This is an exceptionally charming, funny and real account of the Iranian revolution and its aftermath, through the eyes of a young woman who lived through much of it I laughed, I cried, I learned things.

  7. says:

    Persepolis is a truly amazing graphic novel.

  8. says:

    This was brilliant a graphic novel depicting the coming of age of a young Iranian girl living in Iran during the Islamic Revolution, who is eventually sent to live in Austria for 4 years for her safety It shows the horrors of living in a war torn nation, as well as how terrifying it must be to live in a country run by religious fundamentalists fanatics The Muslim leaders recr

  9. says:

    Ugh I am deeply ambivalent First, I found the political side fascinating If you re interested in Iran s history, the graphic novel format is really accessible However, I really disliked Marjane I feel a little guilty about this, as she s a real person While she and her family were proud that she was outspoken, I found her rude and obnoxious They believed she was raised to be free I

  10. says:

    I keep promising to write a full review for this but never get around to it Basically, I read Persepolis for my Gendered Communities course and I think it s one of those rare reads that actually gets better when you study it for the historical, cultural and political context There are depressingly few Middle Eastern women whose books are read on a large scale so the insight which Persepoli

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