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it was amazing
Family gossip is my Achilles’ heel. I live for those moments when my mother and I get to discuss old memories of hers and mine.
So this graphic novel fit right like a glove.
Embroideries starts out with Marjane Satrapi and her family and friends sitting down with their drinks to devote themselves to their favorite activity: discussion.
There was talk of marriage, love, unfeasible men, sex, double standards, body image… simply put, Embroideries included everything I love discussing with my family
“To speak behind others’ backs is to ventilate the soul.” – a dictum from Marjane Satrapi’s grandmother.
Reading ‘Embroideries’ from Marjane Satrapi was like reading some missing pages from ‘Persepolis’, her renowned autobiographical series. In ‘Persepolis’ she gave much insights to the reader about the social and political life of Iran during her childhood, but through ‘Embroideries‘ Satrapi manages to illustrate the closed personal world of Iranian women in an amusing manner.
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it was amazing
I rarely if ever read books on the subject of sex or marriage, but Embroideries is about much more than these things. It’s about normal women who have adapted to oppression and learned how to expertly hide who they really are. It’s about the thrill of secrets, the fear of being caught and the brief taste of freedom that comes along with living in such uncertain times. It’s about fashion, fun and also fright. Told in beautiful illustrations from the author of the equally incredible Persepolis, Em