Persepolis, Volume 1

Persepolis, Volume 1 Review

Première bande dessinée issue de l'Iran, Persepolis de Marjane Satrapi a été la révélation que l'on sait. La chute du Shah, la révolution islamique et l'exil vécus par une fillette de dix ans, qui choisit vingt ans plus tard la bande dessinée pour livrer son histoire.

Title:Persepolis, Volume 1
Edition Language:French

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    Persepolis, Volume 1 Reviews

  • Michael Finocchiaro

    I remember when this came out here in Paris and the fantastic wave of publicity it got. And deservedly so. It is a fantastic account of life during the Iranian Revolution and afterwards as Satrapi is ...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Persepolis, Volume 1, Marjane SatrapiPersepolis is a graphic autobiography by Marjane Satrapi that depicts her childhood up to her early adult years in Iran during and after the Islamic Revolution. Th...

  • Joe

    When I bought Persepolis at a yard sale in 2014; it came signed: (This was the first signed book I ever owned. Also, note how vertical Marjane's signature is.)The book looked brand new but sold for...

  • Dave Schaafsma

    Read this time for my Graphic Novels class with memoir work by her and Alison Bechdel and Corinne Mucha. This is deceptively good, in that it is a graphic memoir from the perspective of a woman lookin...

  • Ruel

    A fascinating look at the Islamic Revolution in Iran during the late 70s/early 80s, as seen through the eyes of a young Marjane Satrapi. She's a precocious and inquisitive girl living in a tumultuous ...

  • Julie

    I haven't seen the award-winning animated film by the same name, and my knowledge of Iranian history is somewhat spotty, but I knew that this would not be a light-hearted narrative, and I was right. I...

  • Ebba

    Wonderful! An excellent portration of the revolution in Iran. It's not a revolution that I know a ton about so it was great to see it from this perspective. This volume was sad but also heart warming ...

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    Never thought a graphic novel would make me cry but it did....

  • Kate

    Annotation: In Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi writes about and illustrates her childhood in 1970s and 80s Iran, between the ages of six and fourteen. Her illustrations are heavy line drawings done in the...

  • Nicole aka FromReading2Dreaming

    An updated review can be found in Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood---------------------------------------------Full review found in The Complete Persepolis...