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Persepolis provided insights into the social and political life in Iran during the Mohammad-Reza Shah regime and the subsequent Iranian revolution. Nonetheless, the comic lacked in depth brodreies wasn’t as well put together as Persepolis.

The men, mainly fussy ssatrapi faithless, come off badly. 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. I’m an Amazon Affiliate.

In Embroideries, she works on a smaller canvas; the book is set around a samovar in Tehran, the young Satrapi joining her grandmother, mother and relatives and neighbours to talk of love and sex while their menfolk have a nap.

Observer review: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi | Books | The Guardian

His dirty shirt, his disgusting underwear, his daily ironing, his bad breath, his hemorrhoid attacks, his fuss, not to mention his bad moods, and his tantrums. Mar 19, Hilda rated it it was ok Recommends it for: The stories are mostly bawdy, but devastating. She grew up in Tehran, where she studied at the French school, before leaving for Vienna and then Strasbourg to study illustration. But because we see all this through Marjane’s unaccepting eyes, the books speak to children even more powerfully than they do to adults, and whatever makes no sense becomes a mystery.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dec 26, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: Tomo Sesepuh Jaduler Dan yang diomongin bukan soal ranjang Of course this idiot doesn’t know that every time he kisses my breasts, it’s actually my ass he’s kissing Satrapi’s aunt describes being forced at 13 to marry a man 56 years her senior. I also don’t want those Iranians who lost their lives in prisons. These women are not just the butts of Embroideries ‘ jokes, they are its lifeblood.



It was quite easy to relate to these women and their way of talking – gossip, after all, is the same broderirs around the world. My senior year in college I was introduced to a graphic novel memoir by Art Spiegelman entitled Maus. But rather than tell the complete stories with depth, she merely flits over them, so that you get a taste but little substance.

I was really impressed by how much Iranian culture, history, and humour could be infused into what amounted to be a simple, brroderies gathering of Iranian woman having tea and a “gap-shap” gossip … The women talk about first loves, sex, arranged marriages, forced marriages and husbands in general.

In Persepolis we see a culture where women were treated in a vastly different manner than men. Books by Marjane Satrapi. View all 22 comments. Return to Broderkes Page. View all 99 comments.

Preview — Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi. There was talk of marriage, love, unfeasible men, sex, double standards, body image They catch their readers by surprise, too, marrying words and swtrapi 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. A bride festooned in jewels her husband will later steal looks as gaudy as a Christmas tree, the gems’ flashing captured in skittery black lines.

It would have been awful if she had retreated into sentiment; her two previous graphic memoirs, Persepolis and Persepolis 2, described her experience of fundamentalism tightening its grip on Iran and, most of all, on its women, with irony, wit and spirit, as befits a woman whose parents were Marxists and whose great-grandfather was a Persian emperor.


I was enamored by her stories and the way her drawings helped illustrate the feelings she broderirs about herself and those around her. She a Marjane Satrapi Persian: Or maybe the tight bond formed through their catharsis renders them refreshed and immune to the intrusion of men?

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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. This is meant to be a humorous read, but those of us that are familiar with such archaic, persisting, and damaging beliefs and actions that the women experience will feel some anger or sadness.

Nah, setelah beres membaca bukunya, dengan ini saya nyatakan kalau sattrapi menarik kembali kedua komen saya itu. She advises the artist to close her eyes a little for that heavy-lidded, languorous look.

Review: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi | Books | The Guardian

When she depicts a woman falling for her waltz partner, the ink seems to swoon off the page as he sweeps her up in his arms. They made thousands of kids.

Aug 17, Ahmad Sharabiani rated it really liked it Shelves: From the best—selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously satrali and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women.

I was happy to find this one and another of her works. It is left for the reader to think about.