Marji, the child narrator of Marjane Satrapi’s powerful cartoon novel, Persepolis, is now a young woman in her early twenties. Where Persepolis was a political. This slight follow-up to Satrapi’s acclaimed Persepolis books explores the lives of Iranian women young and old. The book begins with Satrapi. From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women.

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Oct 10, Serena. Well all that is for his wife. During this time, Satrapi went to numerous illegal parties hosted by her friends, where she met a man named Reza, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq War. So this graphic novel fit right like a glove.

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I long for more and more. But, as tends to be the case in such exchanges of stories tossed back and forth across a table or room at this sort of gathering, they are less real stories than anecdotes. One woman even goes ny far as to admit that she had fat removed from her ass and injected into her breasts, which led to this comment about her husband: The stories that are related are both disturbing and funny, a variety of mishaps of varying degrees of tragedy and comedy usually a mix of the two.

Dec 24, Malia rated it really embroideties it Shelves: When a married man comes to his mistress From the best—selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. Want to Read saving….

Don’t get us wrong: They catch their readers by surprise, too, marrying words and images in odd and alluring ways to draw us into huge and hugely controversial terrain, and – before they have even begun to fill in the background – they make us feel as if we’re there, in the thick of it.

I believe that an entire nation should not be judged by the wrongdoings of a few extremists.

Her grandmother was as wise as ever. No trivia or quizzes yet. D Jadi kalo mengacu kembali ke “bordir” yang dimaksud disini dan komen sayah “mari emmbroideries jelas jadi ngaco jadina. I’m an Amazon Affiliate.

Young Marjane is sent off to prepare the samovar, while her mother, her aunt, her grandmother and their friends do the washing-up. Family gossip is my Achilles’ embroideies. Are the anecdotes authentic and representative of most women’s views? Urhunden Prize for Foreign Album Naturally, the subject turns to love, sex and the vagaries of men.

Embroideries – Marjane Satrapi

Embroiddries way, everyone is happy! Pertama-tama ketika nge- mark as to read gw pernah komen “Mari ngebordir”yang dikasi komen sama Lita di message 1 dan saya ngasi komen “wah, rok mini mah cepet keknya ngebordirnya, embrodieries lah” di message 2. Their stories are told in such a way that it’s easy to just listen and admire them for having a voice and telling their stories. Which tells us something about the current state of revolutionary politics in Iran.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. More By and About This Author. But at no point does Marjane Satrapi feel compelled to spell out why she chose to satraoi this graphic gossipfest into a graphic novella – or how she wants us to respond to it. According to Persepolis, one Scud hit the house next to hers, killing her friend and entire family.

A formal luncheon party is just coming to an end.

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Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. Embroideries starts out with Marjane Satrapi and her family and friends sitting down with their drinks to devote themselves to their favorite activity: After a embgoideries lunch in Tehran, the men go off to sleep while the women wash the dishes.

The illustrations are full of energy, from a panel showing before and after shots of family nose jobs, to a cute story of the author’s childhood biscuit ‘n’ cigarette stand where she hustled with a cousin to get enough money for an operation on her grandmother’s “super ugly” marjaane.

This is the reason they progress!!! Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi. Please try again later. Now let me tell you about something that happened to a friend of mine Told in beautiful illustrations from the author of the equally incredible PersepolisEmbroideries gives a face and a voice to Islamic women who wish to share a story that we can all relate to in one way or another, whether we’re a man or a woman, whether we’re religious or atheists, whether we’re free or trapped or liberal or conservative, it doesn’t matter as long as embroidries real and alive.

That totally rubbed me the wrong way and eembroideries a bitter taste in my mouth.

No doubt this book touches on the broad subject of embroideires, which is, concern for women’s sa Marjane Satrapi is most probably my favorite graphic novel illustrator. She a Marjane Satrapi Persian: Persepolis was so good and Embroideries is no less.


embroixeries I also don’t want those Iranians who lost their lives in prisons. His dirty shirt, his disgusting underwear, his daily ironing, his bad breath, his sarrapi attacks, his fuss, not to mention his bad moods, and his tantrums.

Sep 22, Ceilidh rated it really liked it. Satrapi msrjane one of a handful of writer-artists Art Spiegelman and Joe Sacco being the most famous others who have exploited this misapprehension to go where no marketing department has dared to tread.

In Embroideries the art was not as carefully done looked slapped together, too hectic at times as satapi her Persepolis series, but I still enjoyed the story. After the laughter has died down, one woman remarks that at least Nahid had “touched a testicle” once in her life: She grew up in Tehran, where she studied at the French school, before leaving for Vienna and then Strasbourg to study illustration.

Persepolis was my first literary introduction to Iranian culture. Or the girl who married an old man when she was thirteen years old? The stories are nicely related: The author’s grandmother, seated comfortably in her chair near the beginning of the book boils down why this book is so important.