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Embroideries

By: Satrapi, Marjane.
Publisher: London Jonathan cape 2008Description: 144 p. ill. 19 cm.ISBN: 9780224087407.Subject(s): Women sexual behavior | Manners and customs | Social life and customs | Comic bookDDC classification: 741.5955 Summary: This is a gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries gathers together Marjane tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbors for an afternoon of tea drinking and talking. Naturally, the subject turns to love, sex and the vagaries of men. By turns revealing and hilarious, these are stories about the lengths to which some women will go to find a man, keep a man or, most importantly, keep up appearances. Full of surprises, this introduction to the private lives of some fascinating women, whose life stories and lovers and will strike us as at once deeply familiar and profoundly different from our own, is sure to bring smiles of recognition to the faces of women everywhere and to teach us all a thing or two.
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This is a gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries gathers together Marjane tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbors for an afternoon of tea drinking and talking. Naturally, the subject turns to love, sex and the vagaries of men. By turns revealing and hilarious, these are stories about the lengths to which some women will go to find a man, keep a man or, most importantly, keep up appearances. Full of surprises, this introduction to the private lives of some fascinating women, whose life stories and lovers and will strike us as at once deeply familiar and profoundly different from our own, is sure to bring smiles of recognition to the faces of women everywhere and to teach us all a thing or two.

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