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The Complete Persepolis

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15 years, 7 months ago at Sep 16 14:40
5 votes
I bought this book on a whim. I knew nothing about it other than that it had recently been made into an animated film. Had I flicked through the book before getting it to the counter (something I usually do) I wouldn't have bought it. Why? Because it's a graphic novel. Not that I have anything against graphic novels per se, just as a medium for telling a serious and true story. And had I put this ... read more


15 years, 4 months ago at Dec 15 15:41
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Completamente envolvente! Impossível não se apegar a história (e também a 'personagem') de Marjane Satrapi. Apesar de ser uma história em quadrinhos - com traços bonitos e diferentes do comum - os relatos da autora são quase uma obra sem ilustrações. Entre acontecimentos da vida da menina, da infância à fase adulta, há relatos dos momentos conturbados vividos no Irã - e como Marjane, ... read more
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Description: 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 ... (more)
Manufacturer: Pantheon
Release date: 30 October 2007
ISBN-10 : 0375714839 | ISBN-13: 9780375714832
Tags: Graphic Novel (4), Autobiography (3), Comics (1), Non-fiction (1), Iran (1), Memoir (1), Memior (1)
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