Thursday, January 18, 2018

Prince of Persia: The Graphic Novel, by A.B. Sina


The very beginning of Prince of Persia: The Graphic Novel, by  A.B. Sinabegins with a princess who's in love with dancing finds out that she cannot have anymore dance lessons because her instructor has to leave of what is happening all around. Therefore, she decides to make herself look like a guy by changing her voice, cutting her hair and changing the clothes so she could go out to find out what her instructor meant. As she stays outside of the castle, with the society, life gets tough for her so she decides to leave the city. On the way to the desert, she meets some people traveling in groups, they force her to bring water for them, but on the way, she sees someone in water and that makes her so afraid. However, when they were gone, she decides to go and check if what she had seen was real or just an illusion, but unfortunately, she drowns. This was when the forgotten Prince saves her, he was the one she saw in the water. The main part of this book starts from their love to when they face many difficulties and how they try to defeat the enemy.

Prince of Persia: The Graphic Novel, by  A.B. Sina is about 190 pages, but that does not mean it is boring. This one is so interesting instead. Each event has been illustrated with details. However, it might get confusing sometimes if you don't really pay attention to what's happening. The story itself, is such a unique one and is really different from other stories we've ever known. New culture, names and places are what you have to expect from it. However, it doesn't mean that it would be confusing for you to understand because how everything is arranged would make sense to you, as the reader. For me, I liked everything about this graphic novel, but sometimes when I wasn't really paying attention, it got confusing and I was really lost. But, that didn't stop me from reading the rest of it because the story gets you to read more and more without getting bored or exhausted. I believe this would be amazing for young adults and teenagers who are in love with old times stories, it is one of the bests to read if you are looking for something different. At the very end, I felt really good by finishing this book. I really recommend you to read this graphic novel and don't miss it!

Reviewed by Orkideh, Grade 12
Downtown Central Library