"A memoir of growing up as a girl in revolutionary Iran, Persepolis provides a unique glimpse into a nearly unknown and unreachable way of life... That Satrapi chose to tell her remarkable story as a gorgeous comic book makes it totally unique and indispensable."
Marjane Satrapi was born in Rasht, Iran. She now lives in Paris, where she is a regular contributor to magazines and newspapers throughout the world, including The New Yorker, and The New York Times. She is the author of Embroideries, Chicken with Plums, and several children's books. She cowrote and codirected the animated feature film version of Persepolis.
Persepolis is fun to read, is moving, honest, even a little grity. I read it quickly, and then it went through the hands of my four children and my wife. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Irene Adam
Recently I finished The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. It contains both Persepolis 1: The Story of a Childhood and 2: The Story of a Return. Read more