Persepolis I and II (Paperback)
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Short Description for Persepolis I and II Tells the story of Marjane Satrapi's life in Tehran from the ages of six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. This book paints a portrait of daily life in Iran and of the contradictions between home life and public life.
- Published: 01 April 2009
- Format: Paperback 352 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780099523994 ISBN 10: 009952399X
- Sales rank: 1,390
Full description for Persepolis I and II
The 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.