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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This slight follow-up to Satrapi’s acclaimed Persepolis books explores the lives of Iranian women young and old. Bordir di sini sempat membuat saya kecele dari judul dan gambar sampulnya tentu karena bordir di sini bukan bordir membordir kain tentunya Included are the sexually frustrated wife, the wise grandmother with a checkered past and the artist that feels the strain of breaking convention tug at her soul.

Ni buku kocak syekali ternyata, hiyahahaha.


Little talking heads tell the story in short paragraphs and mix with larger drawings and the effect of a many-voiced conversation is very well done. I was enamored by her stories and the way her drawings h My senior year in college I was introduced to a graphic novel memoir by Art Spiegelman entitled Maus.


The scene is Tehran in the early s. It gathers together Satrapi’s tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbours for an afternoon of tea-drinking and talk.

Another overseas Iranian doesn’t even bother to show up for his wedding in Tehran.

Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

July Carrie Jones nonfiction Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi Sex and secrets are the best topics for any conversation between friends. But not just that, they all have a tale to tell.

Satrapi offers good, sly fun: I decided against buying it for myself since I don’t think it’s worth the money. Dan setelah meriksa KTP buat ngecek umur dari tarik urat leher sama penjualna ahirna bukuna bisa di bawa pulang dengan harga 15 rebu.

Feb 10, Rebecca McNutt rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sex and secrets are the best topics for any conversation between friends. And yet, the title still remains to me a mystery.

Comics and graphic novels Marjane Satrapi reviews. This author is great. Satrapi said that “But you have to know the kings of the Qajar dynasty, they had hundreds of wives. Nonetheless, the comic lacked in depth and wasn’t as well put together as Persepolis.

Marjane Satrapi “Embroideries” – Words Without Borders

Dec 26, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: Embroideries is appealing enough: Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Apr 18, Pages.


View all 18 comments. Here are a few of sateapi favorite talks between Marjane’s tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbors: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

It’s hard to judge these women, though. The bride’s parents place a framed photograph on the groom’s seat at the wedding party.

Nah, setelah itu bukuna disimpen aja gak dibuka dulu sehari, niatna masukin aja dulu bukuna di rak gudrid tapi ahirna memutuskan baca dulu ripyu dari teman2 yang sudah ngerating buku ini dan muncul lah kalimat2 seperti ini: For instance, what about the elderly woman who though long-married and the mother of four has never seen a penis?

Furthermore, the comic displays homophobic statements which are not called out.

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It’s definitely worth reading as a reminder that women everywhere share a connection. Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book.