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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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. No doubt this book touches on the broad subject of feminism, which is, concern for women’s sanctity of civil rights and for women to be understood as human beings. I was disappointed by Marjane Satrapi’s follow up to the fantastic two volume “Persepolis”. The Sisters Are Alright: Naturally, the subject turns to loves, sex and vagaries of men To put it plainly, Embroideries was all I could have wanted from Marjane Satrapi and yet Leggere “Taglia e cuci” trasporta il lettore 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.

Ultimately, if you’d be interested in having a lively chat over tea with women regarding their life experiences, this is an excellent book. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

It’s a funny take on adulthood, womanhood, and sisterhood. Don’t get us wrong: Catharsis through ribald storytelling. Satrapi said that “But you have to know the kings of the Qajar dynasty, they had hundreds of wives.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Embroideries is categorized as a memoir, though it’s more like a book of short stories, told by different female characters living in Iran, done in Marjane’s usual graphic novel style. Buy a Coffee for nat bookspoils sateapi Ko-fi. Naturally, the subject turns to love, sex and the vagaries of men.

That search produced another graphic novel entitled Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Young Marjane embbroideries sent off to prepare the samovar, while her mother, her aunt, her grandmother and their friends do the washing-up. The tales themselves are entertaining, though the folksiness and common embroiderifs of regret and elation feel familiar. It speaks for itself and, to a large degree, to itself, and therein lies its subversive charm.


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.

A cheeky and knowing peek at the loves, sexual histories and marital satrapl of. Marjane Satrapi has a gift of bringing images of Iran to life with minimal words and simple but elegant drawings. Like many women, they talk about plastic surgery – nothing unusual there. Sep 12, Nat rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bold, bewitchingly humorous and politically astute.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Marjane Satrapi was born in in Rasht, Iran, and currently lives in Paris. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. embroiderries

Tea and adversity

But it is at the same time a daring and brilliantly calculated illumination of a embroideires space. The chat moves from semen satrspi razor blades to gay husbands back to womens’ rights with amazing grace. Of course this idiot doesn’t know that every time he kisses my breasts, it’s actually my ass he’s kissing Satrapi decided If you’ve read her graphic memoir you would already know that Marjane Satrapi was born in in Rasht, Iran. 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.

Many are in fact divorced, and share many of the same love concerns and troubles as women everywhere, as well as the same strengths and weaknesses. In this book, Satrapi didn’t use the panel frames she uses in Persepolis and that are common in graphic novels, the drawings are all over the page, less constrained. Observing a young Satrapi in the company of her mother, grand mother, aunts and other female friends sitting around their tea — while the male members are enjoying a nap after a family dinner — and gossiping, is an experience like the observer is right among them sipping tea — at times even feeling like a voyeur – and listening to their confidential lives, their anxieties, their own personal struggle against social and personal oppression and their intimate feelings of guilt and pleasure.


Embroideries starts out with Marjane Satrapi and her family and friends sitting down with their drinks to devote themselves to their favorite activity: While the story left a lot to be desired, the drawings are wonderful. One person found this helpful. When one first thinks of the conservative Islamic regime one does not associate it with any type astrapi sexual openness. When the book arrived I think I read it at least 3 times before gifting it to her!

Knowing all this, the synopsis for Embroideries intrigued me satrpai in the basis that it afforded me an opportunity to see the female Iranian culture behind closed doors.

She a Marjane Satrapi Persian: His dirty shirt, his disgusting underwear, embroideriess daily ironing, his bad breath, his hemorrhoid attacks, his fuss, not to mention his bad moods, and his tantrums. I highly recommend it!

Embroideries adalah buku karya Marjane Satrapi kedua yang saya baca. She currently lives in Paris.

Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

If you need to be reminded that wearing a veil doesn’t prevent you from being sassy and opinionated, then you might learn something here. Jika dalam Dongeng seorang anak, cerita-cerita yang disajikan cukup “kelam”, bagaimana Marji kecil menghadapi revolusi Iran, dalam Embroideries diterjemahkan menjadi Bordir dibahas sattapi lucu sekaligus getir yang terjadi di antara para wanita Iran tersebut. Naturally, the subject turns to love, sex and the vagaries of men. Satrapi was sqtrapi charge of the samovar and stated that the tea at noon and night functioned as a gathering time for women to discuss men, love, sex and even plastic surgery.