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A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books. This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Bechdel's sweetly gothic. One of the most eagerly anticipated graphic memoirs of recent years, FUN HOME is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Alison Bechdel's. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. This autobiography by the author Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by [Bechdel, Alison].
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This goes with many of the works that quoted. A great way to present a memoir with very heavy concept. WOW but Bechdel is one smart lady! On the surface, Bechdel's tragicomic memoir is about her relationship with her father, and about coming out as a lesbian, which she did just before her father's death.
But there are so many other layers! Among other things, Bechdel's memoir is jammed packed with literary references. Some, explicit in the narrative, play a strong role in her relationship with and understanding of her father.
The illustrations carry other references, including the titles of a plethora of lesbian-feminist literature; familiar to lesbians of an age with Bechdel, and embedded in LGBTQ collective cultural heritage.
Like 1 like JessicaGma May 08, I now know why this is considered to be a top memoir in graphic novels. It's dark but also sort of heartbreakingly funny. Worth reading Like GeeksInTheLibrary Oct 19, The author recounts her fraught history with her distant father, who - late in life - she discovered was also gay.
Good for fans for warts and all family dramas and awkward holiday dinners. Which may have been a suicide. It starts with the house her father was constantly renovating. It deals with life in a funeral home.
There are neglected dreams and OCD episodes. Really great work. Like a andavis8 Jul 21, I read it because my husband and I saw the musical before we left D.