By Marjane Satrapi
From the best–selling writer of Persepolis comes this gloriously interesting and enlightening inspect the intercourse lives of Iranian ladies. Embroideries gathers jointly Marjane’s tough–talking grandmother, stoic mom, glamorous and kooky aunt and their buddies and associates for a day of tea consuming and conversing. certainly, the topic turns to like, intercourse and the vagaries of men.
As the afternoon progresses, those bright girls proportion their secrets and techniques, their regrets and their usually outrageous tales approximately, between different issues, find out how to pretend one’s virginity, tips to get away an prepared marriage, the way to benefit from the miracles of cosmetic surgery and the way to please in being a mistress. through turns revealing and hilarious, those are tales concerning the lengths to which a few girls will visit discover a guy, hold a guy or, most vital, sustain appearances.
Full of surprises, this advent to the non-public lives of a few interesting ladies, whose lifestyles tales and enthusiasts will strike us as instantaneously deeply everyday and profoundly diversified from our personal, is certain to convey smiles of popularity to the faces of ladies everywhere—and to educate us all something or two.
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