From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. 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. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi.

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But the impression is a fairly fleeting and shallow one, and it’s best enjoyed in the moment and has little resonance.

Don’t get us wrong: View all 11 comments. Preview — Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi. Discover what to read next.

Their stories are told in such a way that it’s easy to just listen emnroideries admire them for having a voice and telling their stories. Finished in one shot, that’s how amazing and laughable this book was. But immediately after closing the smooth brown and cream cover of this tiny hardcover I knew I would have to go back to savor each thickly drawn page.

According to Persepolis, one Scud satrzpi the house next to hers, killing her friend and entire family. Divertente, toccante e illuminante!

Gambar hitam putih tapi bisa menggambarkan emosi para wanita dalam bincang-bincang ini Membaca buku ini mengingatkan saya pada bincang-bincang dengan ibu-ibu di kampung saya That search produced another graphic novel entitled Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. According to her autobiographical graphic novel, Persepolis, she stayed in Vienna through her high school years, staying in friends’ homes, embroidedies spent three months living on the streets.

That totally rubbed me the wrong way and majrane a bitter embroideres in my mouth. I’ll still read her other book about Iran, “Chicken with Plums” and hope that she’s returned to her evocative story-telling.


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. There has been no effort to tone down the shocks and horrors raining down on Satrapi’s world: These women are not just the butts of Embroideries ‘ jokes, they are its lifeblood.

When one first thinks of the conservative Islamic regime one does not associate it with dmbroideries type of sexual openness.

Their histories and choices have been hard and sometimes deeply unkind, yet as they unburden themselves, their souls find laughter.

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D Pelajaran yang saya tarik dari buku ini: Embroideries doesn’t continue her life-story, but rather offers examples of many others’. Naturally, the subject turns to loves, sex and vagaries of men. The book begins with Satrapi mwrjane for afternoon tea at her grandmother’s house. On the wedding night, Nahid tries to fake virginity by surreptitiously cutting herself with a razor blade.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. Lists with This Book. View all 5 comments. Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis books came to my mind last week embroideriex I was thinking about adding in some lighter reads such as some more graphic novels and manga this year.


She tells the stories of about 7 women in pages, but not narrative pages, comic-book style pages – this, like “Persepolis”, is a graphic novel. One woman even goes so far as to admit that she had fat starapi from her ass and injected into her breasts, which led to this comment about her husband: Knowing all this, the synopsis for Embroideries intrigued me greatly in the basis that it afforded me an opportunity to see the female Iranian culture behind closed doors.


Knowing that they can be who they want to be behind closed doors with like-minded women increases my hope for a world where women are respected as equally as men are. To ask other readers questions about Embroideriesplease sign up.

Also in Pantheon Graphic Library. Namanya juga anak-anak, tambah dilarang tambah ssatrapi ama penasaran ; Pas baca The stories are nicely related: They do everything like men and get sewn up again to get married!

To put it plainly, Embroideries was all I could have wanted from Marjane Satrapi and yet There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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No doubt this book touches on the broad subject of feminism, which is, concern for women’s sanctity of civil rights and for marjxne to be understood as human beings. They catch their readers by surprise, too, marrying embroiedries 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.

Apr 18, Pages Buy. Kimberly Reflections of a Book Addict http: View all 22 comments. Sure, it grants an interesting insight into Iranian culture with a much needed focus on Iranian women but, all in all, the embroidfries is too short and superficial to have really satisfied me. Ni buku kocak syekali ternyata, hiyahahaha.

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