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Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

If you had to choose a graphic novel that can show you a different perspective of the world, which one would be? For our part, we’d say that Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis is undoubtedly a milestone in the history of the medium.

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Written originally in French, Persepolis offers an autobiographical account of the writer’s life in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Since it gives the reader a brutal account of the life of a Muslim woman, get ready to read a heartbreaking story!

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