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4 years, 10 months ago at May 8 17:49
I got this book as a present and it really did not look like my sort of thing (I am definitely not a graphic novel kind of person). I gave it a go though and it is now one of my favourites. So different to the books I normally read, which puts it in a league of its own. It deals with complex issues but is so easy to read. I really warmed to Satrapi and found the whole book really interesting. Try ... read more
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Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 6 March 2008
ISBN-10 : 009952399X | ISBN-13: 9780099523994
Tags: History (1), Iran (1), Graphic Novel (1), Autobiographical (1)
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""Persepolis" was the book that made people realize comics don't have to be about superheroes. As an autobiography of Satrapi's childhood after the Iranian Revolution, "Perespolis" managed to top as many bestseller lists as possible and showed the world that an over-paid middle aged man didn't have to write comics about superhumans to be enjoyable."

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