Persepolis is a novel written by Marjane Satrapi. It depicts the autobiographical life of Marjane Satrapi with special emphasis on childhood events prior and after the Islamic Revolution in Iran. The name of the novel and film originated from the historical city, Persepolis. Like many other people, Marjane was born during the time of revolution.
FreeBookSummary.com. The Use of Color in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis The book Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi is, interestingly, al illustrated in black-and-white portraits with additional splashes of gray. Although there are many critics about Satrapi’s use of this style, it eventually compels towards her story’s ultimate goal to show to the reader that her life was always filled with.