Bordados has ratings and reviews. Pramod said: To speak behind others’ backs is to ventilate the soul. – a dictum from Marjane Satrapi’s g. Bordados has ratings and reviews. Nat said: Family gossip is my Achilles’ heel. I live for those moments when my mother and I get to discuss. Bordados has ratings and reviews. Hilda said: I was disappointed by Marjane Satrapi’s follow up to the fantastic two volume Persepolis.

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The subject matter is interesting and not often approached and gives insight to something that often seems taboo. Kristen rated it did not like it May 09, Saya gak suka duduk ngumpul minum teh sambil ngegosipin orang yang saya gak kenal. Or the girl who married an old man when she was thirteen years old? We are Marjane Satrapi, letting her elders and betters expose their sad stories, their funny stories, and their most personal truths.

I wasn’t amazed by it but it did the job.

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Refresh and try again. If we need to be technical, this is a slice of life.

She also adds to their conversation by narrating incidents about her young friends. Published by Companhia das Letras first published April 18th Satrapi grew up in Tehran in a family which was involved with communist and socialist movements in Iran prior to the Iranian Revolution. A good read but not my favorite type of story. There’s nothing extremely special about that. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Stark autobiografisch wird die Familie in den Mittelpunkt gezogen und auf engem Raum also wenig Seiten werden obrdados unterschiedliche gesellschaftsrelevante Themen angeschnitten. She a Marjane Satrapi Persian: Embroideries was deliciously sinful for me. Persepolis provided insights into the social and political life in Iran during the Mohammad-Reza Shah regime and the subsequent Iranian revolution. I also really appreciate the easy nuance and personhood it brings to Satrapi’s family.


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And there are others that stretch out after two uses. As usual, Satrapi’s artwork continues to express so much – even though she is working with such simple elements.

Didn’t really enjoy it and didn’t actually think the book had anything super important to say about sex and gender in Iranian culture but it may just have been lost on me. A good book indeed, but misses the mark if you view it in the light of Satrapi’s other works. Family gossip is my Achilles’ heel. Marji, our narrator, is mostly just an observer in this I was disappointed by this thin volume, not because it was thin, but because it was flat.

I have to say, the book does portray the relationships between men and women and their mother in laws, marriage, etc quite accurately. I’m not sure that’s what Satrapi was going for, though.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Books by Marjane Satrapi. I read the Persepolis books several years ago and watched the movie. I long for more and more.

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Todas las mujeres que cuentan sus historias y las de sus conocidas son muy variopintas e interesantes. Brilliant, illuminating and witty, a glimpse into the inner workings of sex in a culture that is often seen as private and closed to the western eye.


Bordados by Marjane Satrapi.

An enjoyable quick-read – the illustrations brought the attitude and relevance to the various domestic truths around us. 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.

Kay rated it did not like it Nov 23, Bagaimana dengan jahit selapur dara? Funny, how in the end it made sense as to WHY the book was titled so.

If you’ve read her graphic memoir you would already know that Marjane Satrapi was born in in Rasht, Iran. There are different flavors this book has in its palate. I had to laugh out loud numerous times at how unabashed and real some of the dialogue was.

However, there is a certain style of storytelling and perhaps the drawing that I’m not too fond of. Firstly, I love that it’s based in Iran, where I wouldn’t expect women sitting and talking so freely about sex, marriage, losing virginities and divorces.

The title, Embroideries, refers to a medical procedure in which women are sewn up so that they bleed—like virgins—during sexual intercourse. Embroideries, by Marjane Satrapi,Pantheon.