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    DescriptionThe Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return The intelligent and outspoken child of radical Marxists, and the great-grandaughter of Iran's last emperor, Satrapi bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country. Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life. This is a beautiful and intimate story full of tragedy and humour - raw, honest and incredibly illuminating.


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    Title
    Persepolis I and II
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marjane Satrapi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 335 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099523994
    ISBN 10: 009952399X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21800
    Ingram Subject Code: GV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F3.0
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    BIC E4L: GRA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBN
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: FX
    Libri: ENGM1075, ENGM1080
    DC22: 955.054092
    Libri: COMI3525
    BISAC V2.8: CGN000000
    Libri: FRAU1015
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000
    Libri: IRAN5051
    BIC subject category V2: 1FBN
    Libri: GRAP3000
    Thema V1.0: DNB, XA
    Edition statement
    Film Tie-in ed
    Illustrations note
    Black and white throughout
    Publisher
    VINTAGE
    Imprint name
    VINTAGE
    Publication date
    01 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Marjane Satrapi was born in 1969 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 several children's books, as well as the critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling memoir Persepolis, which has been translated into twelve languages, and was awarded the first Fernando Bueso Blanco Peace Prize in Spain.
    Review quote
    "A revelation...you will remember it for a very long time" -- Mark Haddon "Persepolis is a stylish, clever and moving weapon of mass destruction" -- David Jenkins Sunday Telegraph "The magic of Marjane Satrapi's work is that it can condense a whole country's tragedy into one poignant, funny scene after another" -- Natasha Walter Independent on Sunday "I cannot praise enough Marjane Satrapi's moving account of growing up as a spirited young girl in revolutionary and war-time Iran. Persepolis is disarming and often humorous but ultimately it is shattering" -- Joe Sacco "A tour de force to rival Maus" The Times