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When the book ended, I felt the need to go over it again and put the pieces together like a puzzle.
I read this book in one sitting and could not put it down....it was like being inside someone's head (someone very smart and funny).
I read through Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel in one sitting, steamrolling through it like it was my job.
In general, I do not like "graphic" novels. I find that the many pictures interfere with the story -- maybe because I have been reading "chapter books" for over... Read morePublished 13 hours ago by Becky Kaufman
The novel has beautiful, poignant moments (for example: the end panel of chapter 2 was a punch to the guts as was the very last panel), the art is lovely and there are intriguing... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Kissy
I read this book originally for a college course, but fell in love with Bechdel's work. Since reading Fun Home I've gone on to read everything she has written. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Claudette_Swan
amazing poignancy. beautifully written and drawn. intuitive and insightful, she takes you on a funny and heartbreaking journey. so worth your time.Published 28 days ago by K. Tolson
Alison Bechdel is a novelist, so putting pictures seemed like a good idea at the time. This novel could have easily been done as just a novel and not a Graphic Novel. Read morePublished 1 month ago by CodyS
This book is so, so good. Wonderfully illustrated with fun, smart writing. A must-read for anyone with a tragicomic family.Published 1 month ago by J. Hagenbuch
A College of Charleston pick. Not an easy read, emotionally, but one I appreciated for its sincerity and frankness. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michele Kingery
I liked the graphic novel, a first time for me reading one. I saw the play in NYC first. The book was good. The play was amazing.Published 1 month ago by cmlk14
I am not a fan of reading comic books, so i didn't enjoy the format, although I understand it is a great book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Betty B. Osman