Tuesday, January 29, 2008

The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sís

The February selection for my graphic novel reading group.



Title: The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain
Author: Peter Sís
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover
Rating: 4/5 stars
Finished: 1-29-08

The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain is Peter Sís' autobiographical story of growing up is Czechoslovakia during the Cold War. Told primarily through pictures with side notes of a running timeline of the events during his childhood, you are given a simple but powerful account of what is was like to be a child and growing up in Czechoslovakia during this time.

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