Fun Home

Finished Fun Home by Alison Bechdel. 

This details Alison Bechdel’s childhood and especially her relationship with her father, who committed suicide when she was 20. (He was also a closeted gay man, who had a complicated relationship with his wife and children.) 

There are some correlations between Alison and her dad (both love literature and that really formed the crux of their relationship; both are also gay). 

It’s an excellent graphic novel but it also broke my heart. I wonder how much better and easier Bruce Bechdel’s life would have been if he had been born later. 

Recommended. 

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