Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi [EPUB]
05 January 2017, 01:55
2010 | EPUB | 17.38MB
From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries 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.
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.
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.
The Complete Persepolis [EPUB]
05 January 2017, 01:51
2007 | EPUB | 73.08MB
Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips.
Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her family; of her homecoming--both sweet and terrible; and, finally, of her self-imposed exile from her beloved homeland. It is the chronicle of a girlhood and adolescence at once outrageous and familiar, a young life entwined with the history of her country yet filled with the universal trials and joys of growing up.
Edgy, searingly observant, and candid, often heartbreaking but threaded throughout with raw humor and hard-earned wisdom--Persepolis is a stunning work from one of the most highly regarded, singularly talented graphic artists at work today.
Angels Dance and Angels Die: The Tragic Romance of Pamela and Jim Morrison [EPUB]
04 January 2017, 23:57
2007 | EPUB | 6.89MB
Angels Dance and Angels Die is a tragic melodrama involving one of rocks greatest legends; sex, drugs, and rock n roll meet Romeo and Juliet. The book examines one of the most turbulent aspects of legendary Doors frontman Jim Morrisons life, his relationship with Pamela Coursin.
A self-proclaimed creation of Jim Morrison, Courson was a complex and compelling woman who lived several roles in her relationship with the Doors lead singer: groupie, muse, and wife, to name a few. Angels Dance examines the lives of Courson and Morrison before their fateful meeting in 1965; it chronicles their lives together until Morrisons death in 1971; and it describes Coursons life without Morrison, including her fight to gain the rights to his estate until her death from a heroin overdose on April 25, 1974.