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It's funny, touching, sad and poignant, and I'm sure I'll read it over and over again.
I read through Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel in one sitting, steamrolling through it like it was my job.
When the book ended, I felt the need to go over it again and put the pieces together like a puzzle.
This is a comic in a memory format (which made me very reminiscent of Persepolis).
Alison created a whole book about her father's death. Read more
This is an interesting take on her family situation. I love the illustrations.Published 1 day ago by eugenia bednar
An absolutely wonderful blend of academic and autobiography, this is a novel worth buying (and I've never been a fan of graphic novels) many times over.Published 4 days ago by Tyler Champine
Absolutely wonderful! The imagery and captions work together to weave a heart-warming-breaking tale of a young girl becoming her own sexual being. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Chris Mitchell
Amazing art, storytelling, analysis. Watching her talk at Cornell will help you understand even more (especially the amazing work that went into the art):... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Aaron
(This is only a review of Amazon's poor choice of kindle formatting. It's.. Awful.) the book itself is quite good.Published 23 days ago by Kevin Peterson
A great read.
The tone is light and humorous but the content is deep. Bechdel's analysis of her own past is candid and sharp.
A really good book.
A great read...and a great musical. buy it -- read it -- enjoy the words & really detailed drawingsPublished 1 month ago by Larry Brill