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Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began Acclaimed as a quiet triumph and a brutally moving work of art, the first volume of Art Spieglman s Maus introduced readers to Vladek Spiegleman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler s Europe, and his son, a cartoonist trying to come to terms with his father, his father s terrifying story, and History itself Its form, the cartoon the Nazis are cats, the Jews mice , succeeds perfectly in shocking us out of any lingering sense of familiararity with the events described, approaching, as it does, the unspeakable through the diminutiveThis second volume, subtitled And Here My Troubles Began, moves us from the barracks of Auschwitz to the bungalows of the Catskills Genuinely tragic and comic by turns, it attains a complexity of theme and a precision of thought new to comics and rare in any medium Maus ties together two powerful stories Vladek s harrowing tale of survival against all odds, delineating the paradox of daily life in the death camps, and the author s account of his tortured relationship with his aging father At every level this is the ultimate survivor s tale and that too of the children who somehow survive even the survivors


About the Author: Art Spiegelman

Art Spiegelman born Itzhak Avraham ben Zeev is New York based comics artist, editor, and advocate for the medium of comics, best known for his Pulitzer Prize winning comic memoir, Maus.



10 thoughts on “Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began

  1. Carol (Bookaria) Carol (Bookaria) says:

    This second volume continues the powerful story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust.I haven t been able to stop thinking about th


  2. Nat Nat says:

    Since I d read Maus I about a year ago and Nadja Spiegelman s enticing memoir in the summertime, I was beyond ecstatic to find this second volume on the shelve


  3. Maxwell Maxwell says:

    Fantastic conclusion I think I enjoyed this one eventhan the first The two stories of Vladek in the past and Vladek in the present really explore interesting topics of


  4. Nandakishore Varma Nandakishore Varma says:

    This was evendevastating than Maus I.Vladek Spiegelman s story is continued here In Maus I, we left Vladek and his wife Anja at the gates of Auschwitz In this volume, we are tre


  5. Elizabeth Sagan Elizabeth Sagan says:

    Such a powerful book


  6. Eric Eric says:

    When I was a boy living in Germany, my parents and I visited Dachau concentration camp.It was horrible We saw the ovens, the gas chambers, the graveyards The visit drove home to me the magnitude


  7. Arnie Arnie says:

    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 ch


  8. Dennis Dennis says:

    And thus the tale is complete.In this second volume the meta level is evenprominent as Spiegelman s struggle with putting his father s tale to paper becomes an important part of the narrative.It s called A Survivo


  9. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    It s always nice when you completely understand why something has achieved its status A book of humor, horror, and above all, complexity Spiegelman tells his father s story as faithfully as he can, while remaining aware th


  10. Jess Jess says:

    I think the rating I gave this novel was too low I wish I could give this book as many stars as possible This book, and the book that came before it are so important They let us know about the struggles that the author s own father


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