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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. This slight follow-up to Satrapi’s acclaimed Persepolis books explores the lives of Iranian women young and old. The book begins with Satrapi. From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women.

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There were also examples of some women who weren’t quite as open minded — the balance was brilliantly done. I rarely if ever read books on the subject of sex or marriage, but Embroideries is about much sayrapi than these things. View all 5 comments. I’ll make a small commission! Read it Forward Read it first.

Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

It was great seeing different views and embroiedries women’s unique story. 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.

On the wedding night, Nahid tries to fake virginity by surreptitiously cutting herself with a razor blade. Want to Read saving….

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The ridiculousness of the prevalent sexual mores is self-evident, but Satrapi also does little to explore either the reasons for these or the implications of other possible attitudes. Embroiderieshowever, couldn’t be a more different take on illustrating her own experiences. Setelah itu mengalirlah berbagai cerita bahkan unek-unek dari ibu, bibi, teman dan tetangga Marji mengenai masalah cinta, jodoh, suami, selingkuh, operasi plastik, pengalaman jadi wanita simpanan, bahkan hingga urusan perdukunan dan tentu saja Another overseas Iranian doesn’t even bother to show up for his wedding in Tehran.


I read the Persepolis books several years ago and watched the movie. She tells the stories of about 7 women in pages, but not narrative pages, comic-book style pages – this, like “Persepolis”, is a graphic novel.


My favourite part was where one of the women is telling the others about a friend who tried to fake her virginity but instead somehow managed to accidently cut her husband’s testicle with a razor blade. July Carrie Jones nonfiction Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi Sex and secrets are the best topics for any conversation between friends.

I would recommend the book only to Satrapi fans. What is equally unclear is the reason for naming her extended anecdote in this way.

The deft ability to arouse anger and laughter in the same picture is the power of this book. And the story begin Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I was absolutely fascinated with their gossipy personalities and how comfortable they felt at poking fun at the men in their lives. That these stories are veritas is embroideeies grants them their embtoideries. 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. 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 have the freedom to be what I want to be, say what I want to say, and love who I want to love.

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Satrapi decided to only focus on the closed personal world of Iranian women. She tells the stories of about 7 women I was disappointed by Marjane Satrapi’s follow up to the fantastic two volume “Persepolis”.

This is the last book I’ve read of hers that is autobiographical, and it doesn’t necessarily hold up to the weight embroiderids the Persepolis series, but it is valuable in sattapi own way. Satrapi’s mother tells an anecdote of the author as a child; still others spin yarns of their sometimes glamorous, sometimes difficult, lives in Iran. Satrapi has a keen eye for the deceptions that men and women practice on one another in a society poised uneasily between tradition and modernity.


Dec 07, Helly rated it liked it. I really did feel like I was sitting with Marji and the other Iranian women sharing personal struggles, secrets, heartbreak and tea.

Now let me tell you about something that happened to a friend of mine By extension, she challenges all readers to think about our relationships, and more importantly, to talk about them without fear.

This may partly embroidereis down to the fact that though Satrapi has herself written several books for children Persepolis is technically and therefore thrillingly for adults.

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Preview — Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi. I was equally fascinated, but a feeling of Western feminist frustration clouded the amazing sense of fun given off by the stories.

This author is great. I was happy to find this one and another of her works. The next page is a full picture of an elderly gargoyle-looking man nuzzling her chest, she says, “Of emmbroideries this idiot doesn’t know every time he kisses my breasts, it’s actually my ass he’s kissing View all 6 comments.

Furthermore, the comic displays homophobic statements which are not called out. Satrapi told of her experiences growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.

Sep 12, Nat rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is impossible to read Satrapi’s embroiderise earlier graphic autobiographies Persepolis: