Is Persepolis Banned in Iran?

In 2014 Persepolis was the second most challenged book on the American Library Association’s list of frequently challenged books. The book and film is banned in Iran, and the film was temporarily banned in Lebanon, but the ban was rescinded due to public outrage.

How many pages is Persepolis 2?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375714665
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 42,998
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.85(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range: 14 – 18 Years

What happens Persepolis 2?

In the second half of Persepolis 2, Marji will return to Tehran and face the reverse challenge: she will try to readjust to life back in Iran after four formative years in Vienna.

How many books are in the Persepolis series?

As of 2018, it has sold more than 2 million copies worldwide. Persepolis was written in 2000 and Persepolis 2 was written in 2004….Persepolis (comics)

Covers of the English version of Persepolis Books 1 and 2
Date Persepolis The Story of a Childhood: 2000 Persepolis The Story of a Return: 2004

Is Persepolis 2 a memoir?

Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi is a graphic memoir detailing her high school years away from Iran and her eventual return to the country of her birth.

Is Persepolis a true story?

Persepolis is an autobiographical series of bande dessinées (French comics) by Marjane Satrapi that depicts her childhood up to her early adult years in Iran and Austria during and after the Islamic Revolution. The title Persepolis is a reference to the ancient capital of the Persian Empire.

Why don t Marji’s parents leave Iran?

Her father can’t leave Iran because no man over the age of 13 can leave the country, and her mother wants to stay with her father. They waited too long to escape Iran and find a new home.