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Persepolis (Original French Language Edition) (French Edition) by Marjane Satrapi

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1)

A i New York Times i Notable Book br A i Time Magazine i Best Comix of the Year br A i San Francisco Chronicle i and i Los Angeles Times i Best seller br br Wise funny and heartbreaking i Persepolis i is Marjane Satrapi s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution In powerful black and white comic strip images Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen years that saw the overthrow of the Shah s regime the triumph of the Islamic Revolution and the devastating effects of war with Iraq The intelligent and outspoken only child of committed Marxists and the great granddaughter of one of Iran s last emperors Marjane bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country br br i Persepolis i paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life Marjane s child s eye view of dethroned emperors state sanctioned whippings and heroes of the revolution allows us to learn as she does the history of this fascinating country and of her own extraordinary family Intensely personal profoundly political and wholly original i Persepolis i is at once a story of growing up and a reminder of the human cost of war and political repression It shows how we carry on with laughter and tears in the face of absurdity And finally it introduces us to an irresistible little girl with whom we cannot help but fall in love

The Complete Persepolis

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Persepolis, Volume 1

b Pers polis b es la historia autobiogr fica de la iran Marjane Satrapi la historia de c mo creci en un r gimen fundamentalista isl mico que la acabar a llevando a abandonar su pa s br br El primer c mic empieza a partir del a o cuando Marjane tiene diez a os y desde su perspectiva infantil es testigo de un cambio social y pol tico que pone fin a m s de cincuenta a os de reinado del sha de Persia en Ir n para dar paso a una rep blica isl mica br br Adem s de diferenciarse de los dem s ni os por haber sido educada al estilo occidental dentro de una familia de clase alta y por unos padres de ideolog a progresista y partidarios del islamismo moderado Marji como la conoceremos al principio de la historia tambi n tiene una considerable inquietud intelectual para una ni a de su edad y notable imaginaci n que la lleva a mantener conversaciones con Dios al que encuentra un curioso parecido con Karl Marx o so ar con llegar a ser alg n d a la ltima profeta que siga los pasos de Jes s y Mahoma La historia de unos antepasados ilustres su bisabuelo fue el ltimo rey de la dinast a persa de los Qadjar una familia que se opone activamente al gobierno del Sha las manifestaciones la diferencia de clases sociales o la marginaci n de la ni a son algunas de las piezas del rompecabezas que Marji se esfuerza por componer con la intenci n de comprender el mundo que la rodea Al tiempo que va creciendo Marjane se da cuenta de que el nuevo r gimen isl mico por el que lucharon sus padres ha ca do en manos de los integristas y que no trae consigo nada bueno

Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return (Persepolis, #2)

Picking up the thread where her debut memoir in comics concluded i Persepolis The Story of a Return i details Marjane Satrapi s experiences as a young Iranian woman cast abroad by political turmoil in her native country Older if not exactly wiser Marjane reconciles her upbringing in war shattered Tehran with new surroundings and friends in Austria Whether living in the company of nuns or as the sole female in a house of eight gay men she creates a niche for herself with friends and acquaintances who feel equally uneasy with their place in the world p After a series of unfortunate choices and events leave her literally living in the street for three months Marjane decides to return to her native Iran Here she is reunited with her family whose liberalism and emphasis on Marjane s personal worth exert as strong an influence as the eye popping wonders of Europe Having grown accustomed to recreational drugs partying and dating Marjane now dons a veil and adjusts to a society officially divided by gender and guided by fundamentalism Emboldened by the example of her feisty grandmother she tests the bounds of the morality enforced on the streets and in the classrooms With a new appreciation for the political and spiritual struggles of her fellow Iranians she comes to understand that one person leaving her house while asking herself is my veil in place no longer asks herself where is my freedom of speech p p Satrapi s starkly monochromatic drawing style and the keenly observed facial expressions of her characters provide the ideal graphic environment from which to appeal to our sympathies Bereft of fine detail this graphic novel guides the reader s attention instead toward a narrative rich with empathy Don t be fooled by the glowering self portrait of the author on the back flap it s nearly impossible to read i Persepolis i without feeling warmth toward Marjane Satrapi i Ryan Boudinot i p


From the best selling author of i Persepolis i comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women i Embroideries i gathers together Marjane s 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 br br As the afternoon progresses these vibrant women share their secrets their regrets and their often outrageous stories about among other things how to fake one s virginity how to escape an arranged marriage how to enjoy the miracles of plastic surgery and how to delight in being a mistress 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 important keep up appearances br br Full of surprises this introduction to the private lives of some fascinating women whose life stories and lovers 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

Chicken with Plums

In November Nasser Ali Khan one of Iran s most celebrated tar players is in search of a new instrument His beloved tar has been broken But no matter what tar he tries none of them sound right Brokenhearted Nasser Ali Khan decides that life is no longer worth living He takes to his bed renouncing the world and all of its pleasures This is the story of the eight days he spends preparing to surrender his soul

Persepolis, Volume 2

Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman s Maus Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi s wise funny and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution In powerful black and white comic strip images Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen years that saw the overthrow of the Shah s regime the triumph of the Islamic Revolution and the devastating effects of war with Iraq

Persepolis, Volume 3

Et revoil la petite Marji la fin du pr c dent volume de i Persepolis i Marjane Satrapi quittait ses parents et s envolait pour l Autriche loin de la r volution islamique et de ses exc s Au moment o d bute ce troisi me tome nous la retrouvons sur le sol autrichien h berg e par des amis iraniens Nous sommes en Marji est curieuse de d couvrir cette Europe la que et ouverte qu elle esp re diff rente de l Iran et de son quotidien corset par la morale et la religion Mais elle va vite d chanter Ballott e de famille d accueil en foyer de bonnes s urs d o elle se fera expulser pour avoir r pondu un peu trop vertement une r flexion blessante Marji doit surmonter la diff rence de langue et de culture qui rend son int gration difficile Elle se met lire comme une forcen e d couvre Bakounine trouve Sartre un peu aga ant et se plonge dans les livres de Simone de Beauvoir Surtout elle exp rimente la libert l occidentale la voil qui change de look et vire punkette avant d emm nager avec huit colocataires masculins Pas d inqui tude ils sont tous homosexuels D ailleurs les m urs plut t libres de la civilisation europ enne la laissent quelque peu perplexe elle qui vient d un pays o m me s embrasser en public tait consid r comme un acte sexuel Pendant ce temps l son corps d adolescente se transforme Maintenant c est une adulte Une adulte tellement chang e que sa maman venue lui rendre visite ne la reconna t m me pas l a roport videmment elle conna tra une histoire d amour qui finira mal comme de juste Et les derni res pages du livre montrent une Marji la d rive loin de chez elle de sa culture et de ses rep res familiers D cid ment il est temps de rentrer en Iran Et tant pis pour mes libert s individuelles et sociales conclut Marji en contemplant dans le miroir son beau visage meurtri par l exp rience les privations et les soucis Le lecteur lui devra attendre le quatri me volet de i Persepolis i pour conna tre le d nouement de cette pop e br Ce troisi me tome de l autobiographie de Marjane Satrapi est videmment moins exotique que les pr c dents Le cadre du r cit l Autriche est forc ment moins riche en surprises et en d couvertes La dimension politique passe quelque peu au second plan Certes elle n est pas pour autant absente le r cit de la tentative d int gration d une jeune Iranienne et des blocages qu elle doit surmonter pose lui aussi des questions d ordre politique Mais la petite Marji se r v le moins lucide et moins impliqu e que pendant ses premi res ann es en Iran tel point qu elle discerne mal la nature du r gime du pr sident autrichien Kurt Waldheim se montrant m me assez peu concern e par les manifestations tudiantes elle qui bouillait de col re et d engagement pendant sa jeunesse iranienne Il faut dire qu elle a fort faire avec sa vie personnelle rattrap e par l entr e dans l ge adulte les interrogations li es au corps et les mois amoureux les choix de soci t passent quelque peu au second plan Et la lutte quotidienne pour se faire accepter par une nouvelle culture ne pr dispose pas forc ment au militantisme forcen Perturb e et isol e Marji a peut tre un peu perdu de sa virulence et de son esprit contestataire Son sens de l humour mis mal par les difficult s quotidiennes en prend parfois un coup Mais heureusement son ind pendance d esprit reste toujours aussi vivace Ce qui nous vaut quelques sc nes r jouissantes comme celle de son renvoi fracassant de la pension tenue par des s urs Le lecteur fan de i Persepolis i peut se rassurer on ne lui a pas chang Marji i Philippe Act re i

Persepolis, Volume 4

Volume Four of this bestselling series chronicles Marjy s return to Iran from Europe and reunion with her family Having grown accustomed to dating partying and recreational drugs Marjy s a fish out of water in a country sharply divided by gender and guided by fundamentalism But she must now don a veil and partake in the spiritual and political struggles of her fellow countrymen

The Sigh

From the author of Persepolis comes this illustrated fairy tale Rose is one of three daughters of a rich merchant who always brings gifts for his girls from the market One day Rose asks for the seed of a blue bean but he fails to find one for her She lets out a sigh in resignation and her sigh attracts the Sigh a mysterious being that brings the seed she desired to the merchant But every debt has to be paid and every gift has a price and the Sigh returns a year later to take the merchant s daughter to a secret and distant palace

Persepolis, Volume 1, Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1), Persepolis, Volume 2, Persepolis, Volume 4, The Sigh, Chicken with Plums, The Complete Persepolis, Persepolis, Volume 3, Embroideries, Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return (Persepolis, #2)