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Maus (graphic novel)

Maus is the name of a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel by Art Spiegelman which recounts his father's struggle to survive the Holocaust as a Polish Jew, while also following the author's troubled relationship with his father, and the way the effects of war reverberate through generations of a family.

The author/artist portrays different groups of people anthropomorphically as different species of animals: Jews are portrayed as mice (German: Maus), Germans as cats, French as frogs, and so on.

Most of the the book was serialized in the Spiegelman-edited Raw magazine. It was then published in two parts, before eventually being integrated into a single volume.