This comic book/graphic novel telling of the holocaust is a must read.
Art uses the black and white to his advantage to create very vivid, dark, detailed images, and they work to set the ambiance for the story, whether it's light or dark.
It was gritty and poignant to read about his father Vladek Spiegelman's experience as a Polish Jew and a Holocaust survivor at Auschwitz.
What can I add that hasn't already been stated by others? 5-stars.Published 1 month ago by James Kennedy
One of the most powerful and memorable graphic novels I have ever read. This will be my third copy, the previous two copies were both loaned out, and you know how that goes. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Andrew
I just re-read this after a decade and it is every bit as compelling and amazing as I remember. Spiegelman's story, told in graphic form, is as beautiful as it is unsettling. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Katharine A. Owens
When they say this is one of the best comic books ever, they really mean it's one of the best. I happen to agree putting this right up there with Watchmen and Sandman. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Morgan Floyd
First, the quality of the book itself was great. Solid feeling binding and smooth pages.
Second, they story really is truly powerful and does a great job of showing how... Read more
I love this. I laughed and I cried. The anecdotes Spiegelman adds in-between chapters of his father's story give the piece humor and sadness at the same time. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sofia B
this book presents the holocaust experience of one particular survivor in a new light. the graphic novel was a smart choice, and makes the story jump off the pages and grip you.Published 5 months ago by Jose Manuel Garcia
I chose this book for an inglish class, and it was really awesome!! I really recommend it, especially for those who like a history book with graphicsPublished 5 months ago by Sara
I feel like I'll need to re-read The Complete Maus a few times to fully appreciate it. As a straightforward description, Art Spielgelman's story is his own father's story of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Daniel Estes