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Persepolis A New York Times Notable BookA Time Magazine Best Comix Of The Year A San Francisco Chronicle And Los Angeles Times Best SellerWise, Funny, And Heartbreaking, Persepolis Is Marjane Satrapi S Memoir Of Growing Up In Iran During The Islamic Revolution In Powerful Black And White Comic Strip Images, Satrapi Tells The Story Of Her Life In Tehran From Ages Six To Fourteen, Years That Saw The Overthrow Of The Shah S Regime, The Triumph Of The Islamic Revolution, And The Devastating Effects Of War With Iraq The Intelligent And Outspoken Only Child Of Committed Marxists And The Great Granddaughter Of One Of Iran S Last Emperors, Marjane 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 Marjane S Child S Eye View Of Dethroned Emperors, State Sanctioned Whippings, And Heroes Of The Revolution Allows Us To Learn As She Does The History Of This Fascinating Country And Of Her Own Extraordinary Family Intensely Personal, Profoundly Political, And Wholly Original, Persepolis Is At Once A Story Of Growing Up And A Reminder Of The Human Cost Of War And Political Repression It Shows How We Carry On, With Laughter And Tears, In The Face Of Absurdity And, Finally, It Introduces Us To An Irresistible Little Girl With Whom We Cannot Help But Fall In Love.

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 knew a little about Iran Not much, but a little I knew it had been through a lot of changes, and that most of those changes had been steps backward when it came to personal freedom.Here s a cool little 1 minute video that gives you a visual look at some of the changes in

  2. says:

    Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution It was an eye opening, heartbreaking and thought provoking book I had many thoughts and feelings while reading, so much so that I had to put it down multiple times to take a breather.I was in

  3. says:

    The little red book cover to Persepolis , has been sketched in my mind for yearsas clearly as a mental visual of the Jack in the box logo I don t eat there but it s pretty hard to not have an immediate visual memory of what their basic logo looks like I ve no excuse for not reading this soo

  4. says:

    They are among the rare books that I give a 5 which means a they will come with me wherever I gob I will read them again and again until I remember every single sentencec I will not lend them to people p.Tita introduced me to these books I have been very interested on Iran and was even contemplating

  5. says:

    A story about a very sweet lovable rebellious young girl from Iran..No, sorry..it s a story of a free family under tyrant rule..A story of once great country,Kingdom that retreat 1000 years back.Marjane has dreams..Dreams of Good life, Good deed, equality, prospect, freedom.Then came the revolution which cal

  6. says:

    Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi s autobiography in graphic novel form The first volume covers her childhood in Iran during the Islamic Revolution until she left to study high school in Austria in order to get away from the war What can I say, it was original, sometime funny, sometimes heartbreaking One thing is certain

  7. says:

    Find all of my reviews at Of all the banned books I ve read over the years, THIS one might be the one that I really can t figure out a reason for banning There have been some selections that my children aren t quite old enough to read or fully understand, but they are still tiny humans In a couple of years I ll gladly

  8. says:

    4.5 starsI went into Persepolis with all the ignorance of an European girl born in the 90s With all the ignorance of someone who sees war and conflict from afar, who is been used to being safe her whole life because war just doesn t happen around here Because we may send our soldiers to fight, but it s always somewhere else.

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    In life you ll meet a lot of jerks If they hurt you, tell yourself that it s because they re stupid That will help keep you from reacting to their cruelty Because there is nothing worse than bitterness and vengeance Always keep your dignity and be true to yourself Advice to Marjane s from her grandmother Persepolis The Story of a Chi

  10. says:

    4 stars So in an effort to diversify my reading aka read something other than romance for once I joined the Goodreads group Our Shared Shelf, a feminist book club run by Emma Watson With the recent political climate in the US, I wanted a way to expand my mind and find other readers to relate to I highly recommend this group, and while I am of a lurker

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