Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi

Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return

Persepolis #3-4

Marjane Satrapi with Anjali Singh (Translator)

nonfiction comics memoir challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

187 pages | first published 2001


In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as "one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day," Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is...
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