Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History

Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History

A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself....

DownloadRead Online
Title:Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History
Author:Art Spiegelman
Rating:
ISBN:0394541553
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:159 pages

Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History Reviews

  • Alicia Beale
    May 20, 2007
    When I switched my major to English in my senior year, I had a lot of back classes to take, especially intro classes with freshmen and sophmores, though my last intro class was a night class with primarily older women, who worked full time jobs in Edison or the Amboys and a bushel of kids waiting at...
  • Owlseyes
    Oct 03, 2011
    The story of a Jew's survival. Jews as depicted as mice and Germans as cats. A poignant story; really good, the character Vladek (the survivor): can you imagine him on a German prisoners camp, a freezing Autumn, birds falling from trees due to cold...and Vladek taking a shower at the river: to s...
  • Arnie
    Oct 12, 2012
    When I was a kid I read comic books (mostly Superman). The Maus books are the only graphic novels I've read and I consider them masterpieces (Mausterpieces?). Like Spiegelman's alter ego, I was a middle class child growing up in Queens (NYC), the son of Holocaust survivors and couldn't communicate ...
  • Kruti
    Apr 11, 2013
    Some books will leave a sour taste in your mouth. Some will uplift your spirits. Some will even touch your heart. And some…some have the power to rip your soul into tiny little pieces and leave nothing but a shell in its place.Who knew a graphic novel could hold such power? But that’s exac...
  • Diane
    Apr 11, 2013
    The Maus books were just as incredible as promised. I was deeply moved by Spiegelman's story about his father's experiences in Poland and Auschwitz during World War II. My ancestors are from Germany and my mother was a WWII buff -- our bookshelves at home were filled with hundreds of books about tha...
  • Maxwell
    Jan 03, 2014
    Re-read September 5, 2015: I think I absorbed a lot more of the story and its power the second time around. It's really wonderfully crafted, and I can't wait to finally read the second volume because this one ends sort of abruptly. First read January 3-9, 2014...
  • Regan
    Jul 10, 2014
    4.5 Very very very powerful and I like that you see the relationship between Spiegelman and his father throughout. ...
  • Elyse
    Oct 28, 2014
    Extraordinary.....If there was a Pulitzer Prize for the BEST ALREADY winners of the Pulitzer .....Art Spieglman's books would be a very high contender.Point is... The creation of Maus exceeds expectations... which you might have heard through the grapevine. Maus, Vol 1: "My Father Bleeds"....is pain...
  • Nandakishore Varma
    Apr 01, 2015
    I don't read much Holocaust Literature nowadays. In my teens and twenties, I read everything I could get my hands on on the Third Reich and the Middle Ages, as I had an abnormal urge to seek out the darkness in human souls. I was repelled and at the same time, fascinated by it - like people drawn ir...
  • Will M.
    Jun 01, 2015
    This is one of those graphic novels that everyone is telling the world to read. Acclaimed as one of the best graphic novels out there. My take on it is that it was really enjoyable and informative, but not the best. While it was very enjoyable, I still had a few problems with it. Overhyped in my opi...