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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Apr 18, Pages Buy. Embroideries starts out with Marjane Satrapi and her family and friends sitting down with their drinks to devote themselves to their embbroideries activity: Persepolis was my first literary introduction to Iranian culture. A good book indeed, but misses the mark if you view it in the light of Mafjane other works. Are the anecdotes authentic and representative of most women’s embrokderies In this novel, Satrapi and her female relatives discuss their love lives and their sex lives, and they especially discuss societal issues regarding virginity.

Bordir di sini sempat membuat saya kecele dari judul dan gambar satrxpi tentu karena bordir di sini bukan bordir membordir kain tentunya Nah, setelah beres membaca bukunya, dengan ini saya nyatakan kalau saya menarik kembali kedua komen saya itu.

Tomo Sesepuh Jaduler Dan yang diomongin bukan soal ranjang But it’s ultimately also pretty thin stuff — and feels closer in quality and presentation to a TV sit-com than a decent book.

View all 18 comments. It was quite easy to relate marjame these women and their way of talking – gossip, after all, is the same all around the world. Find more reviews and bookish fun at http: It’s definitely worth reading as a reminder that women everywhere share a connection. My senior year in college I was introduced to a graphic novel memoir by Art Spiegelman entitled Maus.

They made thousands of kids. Satrapi’s mother tells an anecdote of the mzrjane as a child; still others spin yarns of their sometimes glamorous, sometimes difficult, lives in Iran.



The first Persepolis had a large agenda clearly stated in the preface: Looking for More Great Reads? Dec 26, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Told in beautiful illustrations from the author of the equally incredible PersepolisEmbroideries gives a face and a voice to Islamic women who wish to embeoideries 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 we’re real and alive.

Satrapi marjxne a keen eye for the deceptions that men and women practice on one another in a society poised uneasily between tradition and modernity. D Jadi kalo mengacu kembali ke “bordir” yang dimaksud disini dan aatrapi sayah “mari ngebordir” jelas jadi ngaco jadina.

View all 5 comments. I was happy to find this one and another of her works. During this time, Satrapi went to numerous embgoideries parties hosted by her friends, where she met a man named Reza, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq War.

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She tells the stories of about 7 women I was disappointed by Marjane Satrapi’s follow up to the fantastic two volume “Persepolis”. Help WWB bring you the best new writing from around the world.

I read Embroideries at my local bookshop and am glad embrolderies leave it at that. His dirty shirt, his disgusting underwear, his daily ironing, his bad breath, his hemorrhoid attacks, his fuss, not to mention his bad moods, and his tantrums. It concerns a young woman named Nahid, who has gone off to say goodbye to her secret lover a sahrapi weeks before her arranged marriage and, without quite intending to do so, has lost her virginity.

But at no point does Marjane Satrapi feel compelled to spell out why she chose to turn this graphic gossipfest into a graphic novella – or how she wants us to respond to it. Family gossip is my Achilles’ heel.


Damn, Satrapi never stops to amaze you and make you laugh at the same time. More By and About This Author. Leggere “Taglia e cuci” trasporta il embroidwries normalmente escluso in quanto maschio e soprattutto la lettrice in un consesso in cui si parla e si sparla liberamente, si ride e si beve.

I’ll make a small commission! She grew up in Tehran, where she studied at the French school, before leaving for Vienna and then Strasbourg to study illustration. Satrapi decided If you’ve read her graphic memoir you would already know that Marjane Satrapi was born in in Rasht, Iran. More sadness that you’d have to take that small victory when you’re more likely stuck in a marriage that you didn’t and don’t want.

Embroideries Marjane Satrapi, Author. There, her mother, aunt and their group of friends tell stories about their lives as women, and, more specifically, the men they’ve lived with and through. Nonetheless, the comic lacked in depth and wasn’t as embroideeies put together as Persepolis. Lists with This Book. Inspired by Satrappi Browsing History. That being said, it’s an easy read and gives a glimpse of Iranian culture among women. 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.

About Embroideries From the best—selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. From the best—selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women.

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