Persepolis graphic novel

About Persepolis graphic novel

Persepolis graphic novelAn author’s autobiographical graphic novel recalling her childhood and early adult years during and after the Islamic revolution.

Marjane Satrapi is a strong girl who would firmly stand up and fights for what she believes in. Her rebellious manners often lead her into trouble, but this doesn’t change her ambitions and exhausts her spirit.

Set during the war between Iran and Iraq, Marjane shares her life and experiences at a time when prejudice affected them greatly, when fundamentalists, at the rise of their power forced women to wear veils to impose power and fear.

Written by Marjan Saptari, Perspolis: The Story of a Childhood graphic novel is the first ever Iranese comics. A non fiction series that follows the true accounts that started from a 9 year old Marjane, to her early adult years, marriage, and divorce.

Persepolis graphic novel was first published by L'Association in 2000 and later on by Pantheon Books. It became an instant success and earned notable awards. In 2007, the film Persepolis was released based on the graphic novel.

Recommended Issues: Persepolis Book 1 & 2


Persepolis graphic novel resources and useful links

Creator site

Marjane Satrapi
Persepolis graphic novel writer, read about Marjane Satrapi's experiences as a child growing up in a middle of a war and an Islamic revolution.
http://lambiek.net/artists/s/satrapi_marjane.htm

Movie site

Persepolis movie
Persepolis movie info on Sony Pictures. Check on the page for helpful facts on the film based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel of the same title.
http://www.sonypictures.com/classics/persepolis/

Publisher site

Pantheon Books
Pantheon Books official website, the publisher of Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical & award-winning graphic novel, Persepolis.
http://pantheon.knopfdoubleday.com/





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