Bordados has ratings and reviews. Hilda said: I was disappointed by Marjane Satrapi’s follow up to the fantastic two volume Persepolis. Buy Bordados / Embroideries 2 by Marjane Satrapi (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Bordados by Marjane Satrapi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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In any case, Embroideries fails the Bechdel test. I was cry-laughing at this part. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Published by Companhia das Letras first published April satraapi Perhaps I could get through a graphic novel in my wait time.

marjxne A collection of stories and anecdotes, told in the form of a graphic novel, reveals the love lives of a group of women as revealed during an afternoon of conversation and tea-drinking in which the author’s grandmother, mother, eccentric aunt, and friends share their thoughts on sex, love, and the peculiarities of Iranian men.

A couple Considering how great Persepolis was, I thought Embroideries would be a great read too. I was disappointed by this thin volume, not because it was thin, but because it was flat. In “Embroideries”, the setting is an after-dinner tea party between several women of different ages telling their stories abut love and sex.

It was a quick, light humorous read, a lighthearted look at serious topics. Basically, it could have been much, much better. Books by Marjane Satrapi.


The only complain I have with this book is that it is too short. 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. Short but not shallow!

Well all that is for his wife. It was good to see how freely all of these women talked about their sex lives and that guilt and shame weren’t part of the equation.

Audible Download Audio Books. If you multiply these kids by generation you have, I don’t know,princes [and princesses]. His dirty shirt, his disgusting underwear, his daily ironing, his bad breath, his hemorrhoid attacks, his fuss, not marjanf mention his bad moods, and his tantrums.

Can be read in less than 45 minutes. The conversations in this book reminded me of that except, in this book they talked more about S-E-X. And the discussions on the platter saying ‘Vagina is like a rubber band.

See all Product description. In Embroideries the art was not as car Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis books came to my mind last week when I was thinking about adding in some lighter reads such as some more graphic novels and manga this year.

Bordados : Embroideries

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Knowing that they can be who they want to be behind closed mzrjane with like-minded women increases my hope for a world where women are respected as equally as men are.


Urhunden Prize for Foreign Album Persepolis was my first literary introduction to Iranian culture. Iranian ladies gossiping about sex, what’s not to love.

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Buku bergambar alias Novel Grafis pertama juga yang aku miliki. Marji, our narrator, is mostly just an observer in this book.

I’ll still read her other book about Iran, “Chicken with Plums” and hope that she’s returned to her evocative story-telling. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? I rarely if ever read books on the subject of sex or marriage, but Embroideries is about much more than these things.

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. I missed a few stories where dissimulation and cheating were not the norm, as I am sure there must be at least some.

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About something besides a man. From how to keep a man to how to escape them, each woman has their own stories to tell. Heatherish rated it did not like it Dec 20,