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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

Why is it that many comics written by ladies are autobiographical? Well, history has always been a man’s project. So, the only way that the female gender can have their voices and experiences adequately represented is by creating their own stories, just like Alison Bechdel did in Fun Home

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In this graphic memoir, Bechdel explores a young lady’s complex relationship with her father and addresses issues that range from abuse and gender roles to suicide. In our opinion, this work is a must-read, as it portrays literature as a helpful tool for understanding both oneself and society.

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