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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Pretty humorous for the most part, intimate, it feels very connected to the satrali culture the author is introducing. 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.

Basically, this is a graphic novel illustrating an afternoon of women’s gossip. They are everyday women, but with their own personal twists – nothing terribly exotic about it. An enjoyable quick-read – the illustrations brought the attitude and relevance to the various domestic truths around us.

Embroideries makes you a witness to the funny and casual conversations of a group of Iranian ladies on topics like failed marriages, sex, love spells, strategies of simulating one’s virginity.

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Oct 07, Robin P. Ich bin etwas hin und hergerissen. Share your thoughts with other customers. 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. This was more like a vignette that she could have included in her other books somehow.


Bordados by Marjane Satrapi (2 star ratings)

I missed her playing a more active role. Fatty made me read it by dangling the “it’s totally your kind of graphic novel” line. I think that generally speakinga dick isn’t really photogenic.

Rather wordy for a comic book.

I had to make an exception for this. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Bordados by Marjane Satrapi (3 star ratings)

Was Satrapi aiming to write an emancipatory, bordadoos graphic novel with Embroideries? These women are not just the butts of Embroideries ‘ jokes, they are its lifeblood.

They certainly don’t want to think of their mothers, aunts and grandmothers and what they may or may not be seeing or doing. In Persepolis we see a culture where bordxdos were treated in a vastly different manner than men. I also really appreciate the easy nuance and personhood it brings to Satrapi’s family. Terceira obra da Marjane que leio. I was absolutely fascinated with their gossipy personalities and satrappi comfortable they felt at poking fun at the men in their lives.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Nina Power, author of One-Dimensional Womanin which she cites the Bechdel test, goes on to say “Once you know about the test, it’s impossible not to apply it” Here are a few of my favorite talks between Marjane’s tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbors: There’s nothing extremely special about that.

I was expecting a lot ssatrapi from bodados book. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Interesting insofar as the stories and values are foreign, and depressing insofar as they are familiar.

Well all that is for his wife. Marjane Satrapi puts you in a room of her Iranian gossiping female relatives, where everyone’s sex lives are discussed and judged: Marjane, who responsible for samovar, is privy to this conversation between her grandmother and her friends.


What is equally unclear is the reason for naming her extended anecdote in this way. Swear, ini buku menarik banget.

The lesson behind each story was different and each were dismissed or supported by the following story.

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. Se fosse mais longo, teria largado. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Well all that is for his wife.

In “Embroideries”, the setting is an after-dinner tea party between several women of different ages telling their stories abut love and sex. Thank you to my dear friend Kelly for such a great read. In Embroideries the art was not as car Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis books came to my mind last week when I was thinking about bordads in satrapii lighter reads such as some more graphic novels and manga this year. Kimberly Reflections of a Book Bordaros http: Embroideries membuat saya menertawai patriarki dengan logika yang cerdas di antara obrolan minum teh para tokohnya.

These women are not just civilians, not just subjects, not just foreigners or even terrorists as some would have us believe.