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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The Best Books of The reader embroireries like a fly on the wall or sayrapi voyeur at this gathering in this household, watching and listening to these women gab and gossip away. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Told in beautiful illustrations from the author of the equally incredible PersepolisEmbroideries gives a face and a voice to Islamic women who wish to share 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.

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.

The stories are nicely related: I know that this image is far from the truth.

Jika dalam Dongeng seorang anak, cerita-cerita yang disajikan cukup “kelam”, bagaimana Marji satdapi menghadapi revolusi Iran, dalam Embroideries diterjemahkan menjadi Bordir dibahas kisah lucu sekaligus getir yang terjadi di antara para wanita Iran tersebut. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? They’re sit back and relax in the afternoon while sipping a hot cup of tea. I have to say that it actually made me happy in part to know that women the world over no matter how repressive of a country they live in still found time to be normal women.

The scene is Tehran in the early s. This is definitely not a book intended for children. So this graphic novel fit right like a glove. Embroideries is a humorous and enlightening look at the sex lives of Iranian women.

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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. It was great embroideriea different views and each women’s unique story.

If you’ve read her graphic memoir you would already know that Marjane Satrapi was born in in Rasht, Iran. The gaps between generations of women is also shown in Embroiderieslike when Marjane is told by her grandmother that looking less awake will help her find lovers. In addition, I didn’t like the illustrations this time around since they were printed in a larger format, which didn’t suit them as well as the smaller format in Persepolis.

This is the reason they progress!!! This is meant to be a humorous read, but those of us that are familiar with such archaic, persisting, and damaging beliefs and embroideres that the women experience will feel some anger or sadness. Satrapi shows how these women are moved by compassion, but also curiosity. This author is great. It is a great way to entertain yourself on a rainy afternoon, and the author’s illustrations are quirky and expressive as usual, but don’t expect to want to press this book on your friends and relatives after reading it, the way I think many of us did with Persepolis.

Though this is a story that never stands still, there are many erudite asides about God, fundamentalism, communism, anarchism, imperialism, and the 2, years of tyranny and submission that is Iran’s history. While the story left a lot satrxpi be desired, the drawings are wonderful.

Tea and adversity

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Here are a few of my favorite talks between Marjane’s tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbors: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The bride’s parents place a framed photograph on the groom’s seat at the wedding party.

Ahirnya diputuskan merobek sampul plastikna dan baca bukuna dan setelah sekitar menit baca. That there is no need to have prior knowledge of the events she witnesses at first hand – the fall of the sxtrapi, the rise of the ayatollahs, and the Iran-Iraq war – was brought home to me when my and year-old daughters picked up these books in idle curiosity only to shut themselves up in their rooms until they had devoured every page. Sebelumnya saya beruntung memperoleh buku Revolusi Iran, Dongeng seorang anak ditumpukan buku bekas di Pasar Buku Palasari.

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Its narrative tension, or what little there is of it, turns on the banality that, behind closed doors, even Iranian women talk explicitly about intimate subjects, which is hardly news. Naturally, the subject turns to love, sex and the 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.

Like what you read? I picked up this book after reading Persepolis, which I felt examined a lot of issues in a surprisingly deep way. Of course this idiot doesn’t know that every time he kisses my breasts, it’s actually my ass he’s kissing On the wedding night, Nahid tries to fake virginity by surreptitiously cutting herself with a razor blade. In “Embroideries”, the setting is an after-dinner tea party between several women of different ages telling their stories abut love and sex. 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.

This is the last book I’ve read of hers that is autobiographical, and it doesn’t necessarily hold up to the weight of the Persepolis series, but it is valuable in its own way.