Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History

Maus #1

Art Spiegelman

nonfiction comics history
emotional sad slow-paced

159 pages | first published 1985

A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself.

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Moods

dark 78%
emotional 78%
sad 73%
informative 42%
reflective 42%
challenging 26%
tense 26%
funny 5%
inspiring 5%

Pace

medium 76%
fast 23%

Average rating

4.32