A Game for Swallows

To Die, to Leave, to Return

By Abirached, Zeina

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ISBN
978-0-7613-8568-4 978-1-57505-941-9
Publisher
Lerner/Graphic Universe


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2012

Comparisons to Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis are inevitable; like Satrapi’s autobiographical graphic novel, this book (also first published in French) presents a girlhood under fire in the war-torn Middle East. Here the setting is 1984 Beirut, a city segregated by religion with Christian and Muslim residents locked in unrelenting civil war. The story’s focus is a single harrowing night when Zeina’s parents, visiting her grandparents a few blocks away, must make their way home thro...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012  |  History

Like Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel, <i>Persepolis</i>, this French import presents a girlhood under fire in the war-torn Middle East. Here t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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