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In simple words and graphics, she effectively relays a very personal and engaging story.
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.
Graphic novel/memoir of Bechdel’s … eventful early life. Her father was a deeply closeted homosexual, who took his frustration and self-hatred out on his house—he was obsessed with... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Victoria Craven
Horrible. A book for teenage lesbian sex abuse victims. Never read this book!Published 6 days ago by JV
Another excellent Alison Bechdel book. AB books are extremely fulfilling to read, ponder, laugh with, cry through, and share with friends. Thank you!Published 7 days ago by Mesquite13
I bought this for a class, and was not excited to read a "comic book text." I was so wrong. This is an excellent work. Bechdel is so clever and bright.Published 8 days ago by Jenni Wilson
Reading this now as a graduate student, I feel at once that I should have read this earlier in my life and not...that this moment was precisely the right moment. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Martha Lundin
Nice illustrations, but quite heavy on the *tragic* and not so much with the comic. Pretty depressing.Published 24 days ago by S. Collins