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Maus: My Father Bleeds History v. 1 : A Survivor's Tale - Art Spiegelman

Maus: My Father Bleeds History v. 1

A Survivor's Tale


Published: 1st September 1986
For Ages: 15+ years old
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The first installment of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the first masterpiece in comic book history” (The New Yorker).

A brutally moving work of art—widely hailed as the greatest graphic novel ever written—Maus recounts the chilling experiences of the author’s father during the Holocaust, with Jews drawn as wide-eyed mice and Nazis as menacing cats.

Maus is a haunting tale within a tale, weaving the author’s account of his tortured relationship with his aging father into an astonishing retelling of one of history's most unspeakable tragedies. It is an unforgettable story of survival and a disarming look at the legacy of trauma.

"Maus is a book that cannot be put down, truly, even to sleep. When two of the mice speak of love, you are moved, when they suffer, you weep. Slowly through this little tale comprised of suffering, humor and life's daily trials, you are captivated by the language of an old Eastern European family, and drawn into the gentle and mesmerizing rhythm, and when you finish Maus, you are unhappy to have left that magical world."--Umberto Eco

The Sheikp. 9
The Honeymoonp. 25
Prisoner of Warp. 41
The Noose Tightensp. 71
Mouse Holesp. 95
Mouse Trapp. 129
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ISBN: 9780394747231
ISBN-10: 0394747232
Series: Maus : Book 1
Audience: General
For Ages: 15+ years old
For Grades: 10+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 159
Published: 1st September 1986
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.51  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.39