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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Of course this idiot doesn’t know that every time he kisses my breasts, it’s actually my ass he’s kissing Told in beautiful illustrations from the author of the equally incredible PersepolisEm I rarely if ever read books on the subject of sex or marriage, but Embroideries is about much more marjand these things.
The work is rather inconsequential so far as plot and character are concerned. The stories are nicely related: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 18, Pages. satrai
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. Paperbackpages. Divertente, toccante e emvroideries
Gambar hitam putih tapi bisa menggambarkan emosi para wanita dalam bincang-bincang ini Embroiderifs buku ini mengingatkan saya pada bincang-bincang dengan ibu-ibu di kampung saya Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. So this graphic novel fit right like a glove. Nonetheless, the comic lacked in depth and wasn’t as well put together as Persepolis. The charm of the book is in its simplicity of narration.
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Books of the Week. After a hearty lunch in Tehran, the men go off to sleep while the women wash the dishes. Oct 10, Serena.
In Embroideries the art was not as carefully done looked slapped together, too hectic at times as in her Persepolis series, but I still enjoyed the story.
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It was great seeing different views and each women’s unique story. Ahirnya diputuskan merobek sampul plastikna dan baca bukuna dan setelah sekitar menit baca. 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. This section also contains the best line in the book. 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.
Kadang kau yang menunggangi kuda, kadang kuda yang menunggangimu” The tales themselves are entertaining, though the folksiness and common themes of regret and elation feel familiar. Marjane’s grandmother advises satfapi a razorblade into the marriage bed.
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The effortless gossipy manner in which they discuss their private lives, which Satrapi captures in her Spartan yet fluid black and white illustrations, are equally touching and a delight to read. Read it Forward Read it first. Return to Book Page. It is left for the reader to think about. A formal luncheon party satrrapi just coming to an end. She serves the older women in the drawing room, and thus begins an Olympic bout of embroiveries, Iranian style.
According to Persepolis, one Scud hit the house next to hers, killing her friend and entire family. 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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers.
She married him at the age of 21, but divorced roughly three years later.
D Pelajaran yang saya tarik dari buku ini: Dove ero io quando dovevo conoscere la Satrapi? I was pleasantly surprised by how sex positive the comic was.
But, while it’s not entirely superficial fun, there is ultimately relatively little depth here, neither in the exploration of these characters nor in any true exploration of the subject matter. After an almost deadly bout of pneumonia, she returned to Iran. Satrapi grew up in Tehran in a family which was involved with communist and socialist movements in Iran prior to the Iranian Revolution.
D Jadi kalo mengacu kembali ke “bordir” yang dimaksud disini dan komen sayah “mari ngebordir” jelas jadi ngaco jadina. Another tells of marjaen her life as a teenage bride of an army general. Embroideriee aunt, for example, takes the most radical position: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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.
An amusing portrayal of independent women taking life in stride. Surely that can’t be the message she is trying to convey? 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 illustrations are full of energy, from a panel showing before and after shots of family nose jobs, to a cute story of the author’s childhood biscuit ‘n’ cigarette stand where she hustled with a cousin to get enough money for an operation on her grandmother’s “super ugly” nose. Books by Marjane Satrapi.
It’s hard to judge these women, though. The comic format makes each character distinct and the drawings tell so much more than an extra hundred pages of exposition would.
Satrapi is one of a handful of writer-artists Art Spiegelman and Joe Sacco being the most famous others who have exploited this misapprehension to go where no marketing department has dared to tread. Dec 26, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: