Day: April 22, 2015

[Review] The Complete Maus – Art Spiegelman

The Complete Maus (Maus, #1-2)

Author: Art Spiegelman

Series: Bindup of both volumes

Publication Date: October 1st, 2003

Publisher: Penguin Books

Number of Pages: 296

Genre: Graphic Novels, Historical, Biography

Source: School library

Links: Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository


Summary

Combined for the first time here are Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale and Maus II – the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler’s Europe. By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the author captures the everyday reality of fear and is able to explore the guilt, relief and extraordinary sensation of survival – and how the children of survivors are in their own way affected by the trials of their parents. A contemporary classic of immeasurable significance. (more…)