Chicken with Plums

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Chicken with Plums by
Paperback $12.95

Pantheon | Apr 14, 2009 | 96 Pages | 6 x 8-7/8 | ISBN 9780375714757

  • Paperback$12.95

    Pantheon | Apr 14, 2009 | 96 Pages | 6 x 8-7/8 | ISBN 9780375714757

Praise

Praise for Chicken with Plums

“It’s amazing to see how much complexity and narrative cunning Satrapi crams into her images . . . Chicken with Plums is the most intricately laminated of her tales: The author shuffles past, present, and future like a cardsharp.”
Los Angeles Times Book Review

“Beguiling . . . Completely seamless.”
The Boston Globe

“Satrapi pushes the boundaries of her work further still . . . [She is] an Iranian Colette.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“Inspired.”
Elle

“Satrapi’s deceptively simple, remarkably powerful drawings match the precise but flexible prose she employs in adapting to her multiple roles as educator, folklorist, and grand-niece.”
The New Yorker

Praise for Persepolis

“A memoir of growing up as a girl in revolutionary Iran, Persepolis provides a unique glimpse into a nearly unknown and unreachable way of life . . . That Satrapi chose to tell her remarkable story as a gorgeous comic books makes it unique and totally indispensable.”
Time

“It is virtually impossible to read Persepolis without falling in love.”
Baltimore Sun

“The most original coming-of-age story from the Middle East yet.”
People

“A mighty achievement.”
USA Today

“Wildly charming.”
The New York Times Book Review

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