Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In four ...
volumes. Persepolis on Library Journal's List of Best Books of 2003 & Young Adult Library Services 2004 List of Best Books for Young Adults. 2004 HARVEY WINNER FOR BEST U.S. EDITION OF FOREIGN MATERIAL. [An] extraordinary autobiography....A remarkable, revealing, and sometimes startling account, this is sure to be one of the most important graphic novels of the year. Highly recommended. --Library Journal