Now in paperback, "the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust" (Wall Street Journal). "The power of Spiegelman's story lies in the fine detail of the story and the fact that it is related in comic-strip form".--San Francisco Examiner. New York Times 1991 "Editor's Choice".Now in paperback, "the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust" (Wall Street Journal). "The power of Spiegelman's story lies in the fine detail of the story and the fact that it is related in comic-strip form".--San Francisco Examiner. New York Times 1991 "Editor's Choice".Read Less
Pantheon, 1991. 159 pages. Later printing of the trade paperback. Profusely illustrated. Very Good+. Light cover wear at the corners and edges. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 0394747232 Hailed as one of the most gripping accounts of the Nazi horrors ever produced. This small press comic illustrator broke out of the comic strip 'ghetto' to rave reviews-from the old 'Raw' magazines to the front page of the NY Times' Book Review.
The book was received in the timeframe and condition expected.
Oct 9, 2009
A different view.
I believe that the unique presentation of this story puts the reader in the position of having to pay special attention to its details, enabling the reader to feel more intimately involved.
Jul 14, 2008
Maus is the best
Maus is the best book. If you like the Holocaust then you'd love this book. only 159 pages long.
Oct 4, 2007
This is one of the Best book I ever read.
This book is one of the Best Book I ever read in my life. this story is really showing how the holocaust was like, and how terrible it was in the perspective of actual Jewish Prisoner. This is terrible story, that tells people how Holocaust should never repeated again. I personally recommend this book to everyone.
Sep 17, 2007
A great idea
A son decides to tell his Dad's story in graphic novel format. It was clever to have the characters drawn in animals based on nationality. This is great for people who love history. Some of the drawings are intense, but nothing too graphic.
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