Image of Marjane Satrapi “Embroideries” Marji, the child narrator of Marjane Satrapi’s powerful cartoon novel, Persepolis, is now a young woman in her early . From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi.

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According to Persepolis, one Scud hit the house next to hers, killing her friend and entire family. Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole. It was quite easy to relate to these women and their way of talking – gossip, after all, is the same all around the world.

The mix of memoir and fiction here allow these stories to breathe and become more than a boring of examination of East vs. We find ourselves at home with Marjane’s “tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbours for an afternoon of tea-drinking and talk.

This is meant to be a humorous read, but those of us that are familiar with such archaic, persisting, and damaging beliefs and actions that the women experience will feel some anger or sadness. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. Showing of 86 reviews. Ni buku kocak syekali ternyata, hiyahahaha.

Full of surprises, this introduction to the private lives of some fascinating women, whose life stories and lovers will strike us as at once enbroideries familiar and profoundly different from our own, is sure to bring smiles of recognition to the faces of women everywhere—and to teach us all a thing or two.


Seperti apa kata nenek Marji di akhir cerita “Begitulah yg namanya hidup! Embroideries Marjane Satrapi, Author.

I decided to read Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi as it sounded really appealing to me as a graphic novel. 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.

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It’s about the thrill of secrets, the fear of being caught and the brief taste of freedom that comes along with living in sattapi uncertain times. View Full Version of PW. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. She grew up in Tehran, where she studied at the French school, before leaving for Vienna and then Strasbourg to study illustration.

By turns revealing and hilarious, these are stories about the lengths to which some women will go to find a man, keep a man or, most important, keep up appearances. I was enamored by her stories and the way her drawings h My senior year in college I was introduced to a graphic safrapi memoir by Art Spiegelman entitled Maus.

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It’s interesting, because their conversation makes it seem like they have some power while living under harsh social restrictions but as a Western woman reading this book, their idea of what constitutes power is hard to accept. Embroiderieshowever, couldn’t be a more different take on illustrating her own experiences.

After the man of the house has complimented his wife on the food, he and all the other men go off to take naps. How to conceal her shame?

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This author is embroidegies. I expected this book to have some unexpected insights into Iranian women and their thoughts on sexuality, marriage, and men. The reader feels like a fly on the wall or a voyeur at this gathering in this household, watching and listening to these women gab and gossip away. But it is at the same time a daring and brilliantly calculated illumination of a secret space.


Dibuka dengan makan wmbroideries bersama di rumah keluarga Marji, setelah makan siang, para pria tidur siang. Naturally, the subject turns to loves, sex and vagaries of men Surely that can’t be the message she is trying to convey? Dibuka dengan makan siang bersama di rumah keluar Embroideries adalah buku karya Marjane Satrapi kedua yang saya baca. Embroideries doesn’t continue her life-story, but rather offers examples of many others’. If you’re interested in buying Embroideriesjust click on the image below to go through my link.


I emborideries for more and more. I had to laugh out loud numerous times at how unabashed and real some of the dialogue was. The potential is fantastic to really delve into the beliefs and traditions surrounding these topics.

Help WWB bring you the best new writing from around the world. I loved the writing and artwork contained with in this graphic novel. The chat moves from semen to razor blades to gay husbands back to womens’ rights with amazing grace. Pages with related products. Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 embroiceries 1. I have the freedom to be what I want to be, say what I want to say, and love who I want to love.

By turns revealing and hilarious, these are stories about the lengths to which some women will go to find a man, keep a man or, most important, keep up appearances. She goes on to explain. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.