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Persepolis free pdf A "New York Times" Notable BookA "Time Magazine" "Best Comix of the Year"A "San Francisco Chronicle "and "Los Angeles Times" Best-seller Wise, 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 Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi was born in 1969 in Rasht, Iran. She grew up in Tehran, where she studied at the Lycee Francais before leaving for Vienna and then going to Strasbourg to study illustration. She has written several children s books, and her illustrations appear in newspapers and magazines throughout the world, including" The New Yorker "and the "New York Times." She currently lives in Paris."

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Author : Marjane Satrapi
Publisher : Pantheon
Data Published : 01 June 2004
ISBN : 037571457X
EAN : 9780375714573
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 153 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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