Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Recommended by Emma Sheppard @emma_au_soleil

Author: Marjane Satrapi

Form: Graphic Novel 

Length: 352 pages

Brief synopsis: The author / narrator’s experience of growing up in Iran during the revolution.

Age recommendation and challenging content: Deals with military coups, imprisonment, oppression of women, religious rule, murder and death, torture and war. Age 13+

Notable reasons for recommending this book: Important accompaniment to understanding the modern world and feminist voices.


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