Title: The Complete Persepolis
Published Date: October 30, 2007
The PersepolisPersepolis is an ancient site known as Takhte Jamshid or Throne of Jamshid, located somewhere in moder city Shiraz, Iran. It's just an FYI. It's not the setting of Satrapi's Persepolis.
The first book tells the story of Marjane’s childhood. It is the time where Iran is experiencing Martial Law. People want to oust their current President. Marjane was exposed to communist political ideas because her relative was a communist fighting the government of Iran that time. For more of summary, you can read it on Wikipedia (check link here).
The second book was Marjane’s teenage to adulthood life. Opposing the school rules in Iran which applies also to Iran being an Islamic Republic, her parents fear that Marjane’s school could be eyeing her and might lead to absurd sanction so her parents sent Marjane to Vienna for her safety and for her good to live an independent life away from dangerous Iran. For more of summary, you can read it on Wikipedia (check link here).