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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Each woman’s story spans just a few pages, but touching, amusing punchlines are delivered every time. Books by Marjane Satrapi.


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. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

If you’re interested in buying Embroideriesjust click on the image below to go through my link. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. A much more chatty account than Persepolis but one full of warmth, humour and a group of fascinating women sharing their wisdom.

Satrapi decided to only focus on the closed personal world of Iranian women. So I wanted to read another one of her books. Apr 18, Pages.

Dec 07, Helly rated it liked it. Bold, bewitchingly humorous and politically astute.

From the best—selling author emhroideries Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women.


But it’s ultimately also pretty thin stuff — and feels closer in quality and presentation to a TV sit-com than a decent book. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Through the eyes of a 21st century British feminist, the women’s ideas of empowerment and control in relationships are a little tough to swallow, but there’s something undeniably powerful in the way these stories are told to us: Dmbroideries are in fact divorced, and share many of the same love concerns and troubles as women everywhere, as well as the same strengths and weaknesses.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. Sep 22, Ceilidh rated it embrodieries liked it. Damn, Satrapi never stops to amaze you and make you laugh at the same time. I live for those moments when my mother and I get to discuss old memories of hers and mine.

View all 5 comments. This is why I adored Marji’s mother in Persepolis 2.

Satrapi decided If you’ve read her graphic memoir you would already know that Marjane Satrapi was born in in Rasht, Iran. Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi. 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.

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Lists with This Book. Dec 26, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: Customers who bought this item also bought. Refresh and try again. Sono occasioni di incontro e di confronto in cui un’apparente leggerezza dei toni permette di affrontare temi complicati e di ottenere, quando necessario, un consiglio satrxpi una sgridata.


More sadness that you’d have to take that small victory when you’re more likely stuck in a marriage that you didn’t and don’t want. I wondered if the public library in my town might have some of her books on hand since they’ve just added in a collection of graphic novels upstairs for adult readers. Oct 26, Aloke rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would recommend the book only to Satrapi fans.

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How to conceal her shame? During this time, Satrapi went to numerous illegal parties hosted by her friends, where she met a man named Reza, a embfoideries of the Iran-Iraq War. The complete review ‘s Review:. 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.