Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? A collection of stories and anecdotes, told in the form of a graphic novel, reveals the love lives of a group of women as revealed during an afternoon of conversation and tea-drinking in which the author's grandmother, mother, eccentric aunt, and friends share their thoughts on sex, love, and the peculiarities of Iranian men. Read more Read less. No customer reviews. How does Amazon calculate star ratings?
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Bordados by Marjane Satrapi ,. Paulo Werneck Translator. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. Published by Companhia das Letras first published More Details Original Title. Marjane Satrapi. Urhunden Prize for Foreign Album Other Editions Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Bordados , please sign up. Are the anecdotes authentic and representative of most women's views?
They are based on what Marjane Sartrapi knows; so if fictional, then just to protect the actua …more I don't think they are based on statistics and surveys.
They are based on what Marjane Sartrapi knows; so if fictional, then just to protect the actual women, or like many docu-fiction books, mixing stories to drive home a point. See 1 question about Bordados…. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. Sort order. Start your review of Bordados. Edit Readers also enjoyed. About Marjane Satrapi. Satrapi grew up in Tehran in a family which was involved with communist and socialist movements in Iran prior to the Iranian Revolution.
She experienced an Iraqi air raid and Scud missile attacks on Tehran. According to Persepolis, one Scud hit the house next to hers, killing her friend and entire family.
Satrapi said that "But you have to know the kings of the Qajar dynasty, they had hundreds of wives. They made thousands of kids. If you multiply these kids by generation you have, I don't know, , princes [and princesses]. There's nothing extremely special about that.
According to her autobiographical graphic novel, Persepolis, she stayed in Vienna through her high school years, staying in friends' homes, but spent three months living on the streets. After an almost deadly bout of pneumonia, she returned to Iran. During this time, Satrapi went to numerous illegal parties hosted by her friends, where she met a man named Reza, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq War. She married him at the age of 21, but divorced roughly three years later.
Satrapi then moved to Strasbourg, France. Books by Marjane Satrapi. Related Articles. We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. To create our list, Read more Trivia About Embroideries. No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from Bordados. Do you realize? 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.
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