Maus, Vol. 2: And Here My Troubles BeganMaus II: A Survivor’s Tale: And Here My Troubles Began by Art Spiegelman

I gave this book 4 of 5 stars on Goodreads

Something about part two feels a little out of balance. In Maus I, the story is just allowed to be, but in Maus II it feels like a conclusion is trying to be drawn. Maybe that conclusion isn’t about the war or about his father’s life, but about him coming to grips with his relationship to his father and it feels forced. That said, the story itself is a fitting conclusion and still excellent, I just wish whatever extra bit was shoehorned in there had been left out, even if I can’t adequately identify it!

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