When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit – Judith Kerr

Without realising it I had enjoyed Judith Kerr’s work on many occasions especially with her children’s books about Mog the cat. I was listening to a book podcast and Judith Kerr was guest speaking about When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit and as soon as it was over I wanted to read this book. It was … Continue reading When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit – Judith Kerr

Maus 2 : And Here My Troubles Began – Art Speigelman

This is the second graphic novel in the Maus series that concentrates on the holocaust survivor Vladek, and his life after reaching Auschwitz. This novel also focuses more heavily on the relationship between Art and his father and the after effects of such a harrowing experience from one generation to another. Once again we delve … Continue reading Maus 2 : And Here My Troubles Began – Art Speigelman

Maus 1: A Survivor’s Tale, My Father Bleeds History – Art Spiegelman

This graphic novel was mind blowing and captured the cruel and brutal years of the Second World War. No matter what I read about this period I am always learning something new and horrifying. Maus tells the story of Vladek’s life in Poland from the mid 1930’s until 1944. Vladek is based on Spiegelman’s father … Continue reading Maus 1: A Survivor’s Tale, My Father Bleeds History – Art Spiegelman