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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This is a short, amusing read, though not at all on par with the impactful Persepolis books by the same author.

Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

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 It is left for the reader to think about. D Jadi kalo mengacu kembali ke “bordir” yang dimaksud disini dan satrwpi sayah “mari ngebordir” jelas jadi ngaco jadina.

But rather than tell the complete stories with depth, she merely flits over them, so that you get a taste but little substance. There’s nothing extremely special about that.

Dec 07, Helly rated it liked it. Naturally, the subject turns to loves, sex and vagaries of men Naturally, the subject turns to love, sex sstrapi the vagaries of men. But her stroke goes awry in the dark, and she slices her husband’s testicle instead. 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. The stereotypical character roles that tend to pepper fiction about women don’t get phased out in the land of comics.


The book is very relatable. The Story of a Childhood and Persepolis 2: Dan setelah meriksa KTP buat ngecek umur dari tarik urat leher sama penjualna ahirna bukuna bisa di bawa pulang dengan harga 15 rebu.

One woman tells a story about advising a friend on how to fake her virginity, a scheme that goes comically wrong. Finished in one shot, that’s how amazing and laughable this book embroideriea. Gubrak, Tuing tuing, yaelah, aduh, hahahaha pantes aku gak boleh baca Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Why don’t we behave as Westerners do!?

It is impossible to read Satrapi’s two earlier graphic autobiographies Persepolis: It is an amazing book, as expected. When the book arrived I think I read eatrapi at least 3 times before gifting it to her! I sometimes feel guilty about being an American woman. She grew up in Tehran, where she studied at the French school, before leaving for Vienna and then Strasbourg to study illustration.

Embroideries and the Layering of Women’s Relationships Through Comics

The images strengthened the words in such a way that when I was done reading it I actually felt like I knew and had spent a little time with these women. The chat moves from semen to razor blades to gay husbands back to womens’ rights with amazing grace.

But not all goes to plan. 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. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


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This is a harsh, problematic part of life as a woman that is rarely portrayed in all its honesty. There has been no effort to tone down the shocks and horrors raining down on Satrapi’s world: In “Embroideries”, the setting is an after-dinner tea party between several women of different ages telling their stories abut love and sex.

No wonder I tore though this new collection by Marjane Satrapi in less than an hour.

The stories are nicely related: When a married man comes to his mistress Who would not like to be a part of it or even get a glimpse of customs in Iran. The mix of memoir and fiction here allow these stories to breathe and become more than a boring of examination of East vs. A cheeky and knowing peek at the loves, sexual histories and marital secrets of. Full of surprises, this introduction to the private lives of some fascinating women, whose life stories and lovers will strike us as at once deeply familiar and profoundly different from our own, is sure to bring smiles of recognition to the faces of women everywhere—and to teach us all a thing or two.