In the Shadow of Towers by Art Spiegelman

In the Shadow of Towers by Art Spiegelman

The book evolved from Spiegelman’s experiences during the September 11 terrorist attacks. Spiegelman has said that the book was a way to reclaim himself from the post-traumatic stress disorder he suffered after the attacks. It also has many references to Spiegelman’s Maus comics, for example one in which Art said that the smoke in Manhattan smelled just like Vladek said the smoke in the concentration camps smelled. Also he often turns himself into a mouse on the fly.

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