Persepolis Two by Marjane Satrapi

This graphic novel continues the story of a young girl growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. After being sent to Europe for her safety, she struggles with feeling out of place and longs for her homeland. Eventually, she returns to Iran, only to find it vastly different from the place she remembered. The book explores themes of identity, culture, and the effects of political upheaval on a personal level.

The 3183rd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 230

Since this book was first published in 2004, there is a penalty of 48.0%. The age adjusted score is 119.6.

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