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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One aunt, for example, takes the most radical position: It merely narrates these thoughts as conversations aimed at the reader while offering no solutions, conclusions or judgments for the various issues discussed by its participants.

There’s nothing extremely special about that. View all 5 comments. July Carrie Jones nonfiction Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi Sex and secrets are the best topics for any conversation between friends.

It’s about fashion, fun and also fright. Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi. The stories that are related are both disturbing and funny, a variety of mishaps of varying degrees of tragedy and comedy usually a mix of the two. They catch their readers by surprise, too, marrying words and images in odd and alluring ways to draw us into huge and hugely controversial terrain, and – before they have even begun to fill in the background – they make us feel as if we’re there, in the thick of it.

During this time, Satrapi went to numerous illegal parties hosted by her friends, where she met a embroideriss named Reza, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq War. The potential is fantastic to really delve into the beliefs and traditions surrounding these topics. 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 embrooideries, bahkan hingga urusan perdukunan dan tentu saja But at no point does Marjane Satrapi feel compelled to spell out why she chose to turn this graphic gossipfest into a graphic novella – or how she wants us marmane respond to it.

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I really embroideriez feel marjahe I was sitting with Marji and the other Iranian women sharing personal struggles, secrets, heartbreak and tea. I was cry-laughing at zatrapi part. 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. Dec 07, Helly rated it liked it. 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 wmbroideries our own, is sure to bring smiles of recognition to the faces of embeoideries everywhere—and to teach us all a thing or two.

This slight follow-up to Satrapi’s acclaimed Persepolis books explores the lives of Iranian women young and old.

Marjane Satrapi “Embroideries” – Words Without Borders

Marji’s grandmother tells the story of Nahid, an old friend who lost her virginity to her lover shortly before entering into an arranged marriage with a stranger. From the best—selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women.

In this novel, Satrapi and her female relatives discuss their love lives and their sex lives, and they especially discuss societal issues regarding virginity. Read it Forward Read it first. To ask other readers questions about Embroideriesplease sign up. I was disappointed by Marjane Satrapi’s follow up to the fantastic two volume satrpi. Refresh and try again.

They do everything like men and get sewn up again to get married! In “Embroideries”, the setting is an after-dinner tea maarjane between embroidefies women of different ages telling their stories abut love and sex. Essentially, this is just meant to be a glimpse into the culture Satrapi has been immersed in and struggles with. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The topic never veers even once from stories of sex and the veiled sexuality of the last several decades in Iran.


I was happy to find this one and another of her works. Sep 22, Ceilidh rated it really liked it.

Ni satfapi kocak syekali ternyata, hiyahahaha. 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.

Embroideries – Marjane Satrapi

If you multiply these kids by generation you have, I don’t know,princes [and princesses]. A formal luncheon party is just coming to an end.

Nah, setelah beres membaca b Story about various Iranian women. The Story of a Childhood and Persepolis 2: I read bt Persepolis books several years ago and watched the movie.


Only when the women have retired to the sitting room to enjoy their teas fmbroideries they ready for the most important business of the day: Apr 18, Pages. Satrapi said that “But you have to know the kings of the Qajar dynasty, they had hundreds of wives.

Satrapi grew up in Tehran in a family which was involved with communist and socialist movements in Iran prior to the Iranian Revolution. It gathers together Satrapi’s tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbours for an afternoon of tea-drinking and talk.

Tea and adversity

Persepolis provided insights into the social and political life in Iran during the Mohammad-Reza Shah regime and the subsequent Iranian revolution. I’ll make a small commission! The author’s grandmother, seated comfortably in her chair near the beginning of the book boils down why this book is so important.

My senior year in college I was introduced to a graphic novel memoir by Art Spiegelman entitled Maus.