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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi


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sensible, amusingthe big apple, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of rising up in Iran throughout the Islamic Revolution. In tough black-and-white sketch ima even as, Satrapi tells the tale of her existence in Tehran from a even as six to fourteen, years that noticed the overthrow of the Shah’s regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devastating result of conflict with Iraq. the practical and outspoken most efficient child of devoted Marxists and the good-granddaughter of unquestionably one in all Iran’s remaining emperors, Marjane bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her u.s..

Persepolis paints an unforgetdesk portrait of day by day existence in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions among space existence and public existence. Marjane’s child’s-eye view of dethroned emperors, state-sanctioned whippings, and heroes of the revolution permits us to be informed as she does the history of this interesting u.s. and of her own peculiar circle of relatives. Intensely non-public, profoundly political, and completely original, Persepolis is immediately a tale of rising up and a reminder of the human value of conflict and political repression. It displays how we feature on, with laughter and tears, throughout the face of absurdity. And, finally, it introduces us to an not possible to withstand little girl with whom we will be able to't lend a hand on the other hand fall in love.
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creator: Marjane Satrapiwriter: PantheonBinding: PaperbackLanguage: EnglishPa even as: a hundred and sixty

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