CHOSEN BY EMMA WATSON FOR 'OUR SHARED SHELF' FEMINIST BOOK CLUB
The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return
The intelligent and outspoken child of radical Marxists, and the great-grandaughter of Iran's last emperor, Satrapi bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country. Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life. This is a beautiful and intimate story full of tragedy and humour - raw, honest and incredibly illuminating.
As Iran enters another important period of change...I think this is particularly good time to pick up Persepolis. Satrapi's deceptively simple, almost whimsical drawings belie the seriousness and rich complexity of her story - but its also very funny too Emma Watson Our Shared Shelf
Now in one volume, both parts of Persepolis , Marjane Satrapi's brilliant memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during and after the Islamic revolution.
Author Marjane Satrapi
Release Date 05.07.2011
Product type Paperback
Dimension 7.80 inches
Product Weight 11.71 ounces
The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return. Winner of the Comic des Jahres 2004
Delivery date: between Tuesday, August 25 and Thursday, August 27
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