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Marjane Satrapi
Birth date: November 22, 1969
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MadgeWhitlin
MadgeWhitlin rated it 9 months ago
Strangely, perhaps, I think I enjoyed this more than the first. This second volume picks up where the first left off: Marjane is going to be leaving Iran and going to Vienna to study, without her parents. This book follows her from age 14 through her early 20s, and covers a lot of ground. From being...
MadgeWhitlin
MadgeWhitlin rated it 9 months ago
This has been on my TBR for years, but I kept putting off reading it until I knew I could get both volumes to read. It's also my first non-fiction graphic novel. This isn't really a review, just rambling.Reading Persepolis was, for me, kind of like reading Anne Frank's diary. We learned way more abo...
Tea, Rain, Book
Tea, Rain, Book rated it 11 months ago
I needed to fill in the "book about/by an immigrant or refugee" prompt on the Pop Sugar challenge, so I picked up the combined version of Persepolis I and II. I have been meaning to read this for a long time, but just never got around to it. I am so glad I made the time to read it this weekend - alt...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 12 months ago
At the age of 6, she was sure she was the last prophet. When I read this, it put a smile on my face, this was a girl who had a dream, she saw the world around her and saw her place in it. This was Satrapi, an Iranian girl who lived in Iran before the revolution. When at the age at 10, she was told t...
Merle
Merle rated it 1 year ago
A graphic-novel-style memoir about the author's childhood during the Iranian Revolution, this book seems written largely to educate Westerners about Iran. It is an episodic story focusing on how current events affected the author and her progressive family. This focus seems to have worked well for m...
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