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Maus tells alternating stories, both of Art Spiegalman's father Vladek during WWII and the story of the contemporary relationship between Art and his father. The book starts out with Art trying to get his father to tell him his story so Art can draw a comic of it. Throughout the book the panels alternate between the present struggle of Art's relationship with is father and the story that his father tells.

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"Its like your grandfather is telling you his story." 0

Put down your superhero books for a little while and try this historical book.  This book is written very well.  The narration is always clear and connecting.  Art Spiegelman tell us his fathers life story in away that is easier for us to handle.  I love it!  "Its like your grandfather is telling you his story."  By dividing people to animals, it makes the story easier to swallow because its almost like its not real, but it also is metaphorical.  The Jews and Nazis playing "Cat and Mouse" with e...

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