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Persépolis 4 (Persepolis #4)

4.44 of 5 stars 4.44  ·  rating details  ·  617 ratings  ·  27 reviews
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 c ...more
100 pages
Published December 30th 2004 by Norma Editorial (first published 2003)
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FeReSHte
Jan 19, 2015 FeReSHte rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everybody
!!! چقدر این کتاب عالی بود


ساتراپی خیلی قشنگ به زندگی دوگانه مردم ایران بعد از انقلاب وجنگ می پردازه...نحوه برخورد متفاوت مردم تو محیط های خصوصی و عمومی و سختی های این طور زندگی کردن...حس سردرگمی و بی هویتی مرجان هم بعد از بازگشت قشنگ تصویر شده بود.دختری که تو اروپا نتونست دووم بیاره چون یه جهان سومی ایرانی بود ولی تو ایران هم نمی تونه ادامه بده چون یه ادم با افکار اروپایی و مدرن تلقی میشه.
توصیفش از مردم که هر چه قدر هم در ظاهر مدرن و امروزی به نظر بیان ولی تو لایه ها و اعماق درونیشون هنوز هم یه
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Luis
Un librito necesario, magistral, una obra como ninguna, llego a sensibilizarme tanto que sufrí con la protagonista, sentí rabia e impotencia, y toda clase de sentimientos que generalmente los cómics no transmiten, a excepción de MAUS por supuesto.
Es espeluznante saber, cuan reprimida e hipócrita es la moral de los islamitas, que bajo el machismo mas burdo, somete a sus mujeres a un código de vida ridículo, imponiendo reglas arcaicas y restricciones absurdas en pleno siglo XXI.
Este libro desenm
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La_mariane
I've read the four Persepolis volumes in one go, so I'll just review this volume, but it's really a review for the whole series.

Why did I read this book? I had heard of Persepolis and Marjane Satrapi before, but I'm not a fan of black and whire drawings, so I gave those books a pass. But then I showed the animated movie to some of my pupils on the last day of school, and I found it great : when I saw the library had the whole series, I decided to give it a go, and I'm glad I did.

So, Persepolis i
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Gabi
Me encantó, la primera serie de novela gráfica que leo y me encantó.
زينب
هذه السلسلة عبارة عن سيرة ذاتية مرسومة للكاتبة التي عاشت خلال الثورة في إيران وخلال الحرب مع العراق
الرسم كان سيء وبدائي بشكل كبير
القصة كانت شيقة فقط في البداية عند الحديث عن الثورة والحرب ثم بعدها أصبحت مملة بشكل كبير، أعتقد السبب الرئيسي عدم اهتمامي بحياة الكاتبة الشخصية، وهي ركزت على حياتها بشكل كبير، مع أن حياتها كانت بليدة لا يتخللها شيء غير المخدرات، الخمر، التدخين، ثم مزيدا من المخدرات وهكذا في حلقة مفرغة...
وأيضا كرهت شخصيتها وطريقة تفكيرها وطريقة تعاملها مع الناس، شخصية أنانية بشكل كبير
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Esther
Tout en noir et blanc, avec des dessins assez simples (et néanmoins très entraînant), Persepolis raconte l’histoire apparemment autobiographique d’une jeune fille qui grandit en Iran dans les années juste avant et juste après la révolution islamique).

Le volume 1 commence en 1980 : Marjan a 10 ans. Nous voyons comment la révolution vient de changer la vie quotidienne, mais surtout comment une petite fille avec une éducation assez libre réagit à toutes ces nouvelles informations et influences. C’
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Ana
I want to write something about the four books as a whole, but all I can think about is how I read yesterday that this book is/was banned in some public libraries of the USA. I can sort of see why, though:

1. A female narrator in Iran who is intelligent, brave, and not afraid to speak up.
2a. A different perspective from the Occidental views we have of those living in the Middle East.
2b. Difference between these two "cultures." Portrayal on how ones view the others. Etc.
3. Use of drugs during Mar
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Chimera
Review for the whole Persepolis series:

I re-read this last week and what can I say ? This series gets no less wonderful on the second (or was it my third ?) reading… It is so many things into one!

A wonderful Graphic novel for a start. I love all graphic novels and more generally “BD” as we call them in French: I grew up with Tintin, Asterix and Blake & Mortimer. But Persepolis truly is a gem apart. The amount of meaning, feeling and humour Marjane Satrapi manages to convey through her simple
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Pawan
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The name and the cover of the book attracted my attention in the bookstore and when I flipped the pages I found that the story was written in a comic strip form. The information on the back page was intriguing and I picked up this book without having any more information about it. “Persepolis” which is reference to ancient capital of Persia (Today’s Iran) is an autobiographical account of author Marjane Satrapi about her growing years in Iran before and after the I
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Dustyloup
This is the second time I've read the series and I have to admit that it's not quite as I remembered story wise. I thought that she had gone to France much younger. I didn't remember her living on the streets. I think that I was just captivated by the art and the fact that this was an Iranian woman. I remember being so surprised that Iran had been quite connected to western culture before the revolution.

I would absolutely read these books again.
MIL
只要是極權國家,統治人民的手段都很相似
無非是箝制思想,管控生活
手段並無不同,只是理由有共產法西斯宗教而已
雖然伊朗以宗教治國
諷刺的是伊朗統治國家的方法
都是源自歐洲的思想
其實一點也不復古
奧地利那段我一直很納悶
1980年帶的奧地利應該是蘇聯的忠實衛星
為什麼會有那麼多西歐美國的留學生在那?
為什麼學生放假可以到斐濟西歐甚至美國渡假?
為什麼會有教會學校和法語學校?
為什麼那麼多年輕人的思想潮流跟西歐是一致的?
社會的風氣可以讓作者覺得是"自由開放"
我怎麼想也想不出鐵幕哪裡自由開放啊??
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原來1980奧地利不是蘇聯衛星國
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不....居然跟匈牙利搞混了 我其實是有概念的啊啊啊啊 一世英名毀於一旦 還跑去PTT問蠢問題冏
Angel
Jul 12, 2015 Angel rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everybody
!!! چقدر این کتاب عالی بود


ساتراپی خیلی قشنگ به زندگی دوگانه مردم ایران بعد از انقلاب وجنگ می پردازه...نحوه برخورد متفاوت مردم تو محیط های خصوصی و عمومی و سختی های این طور زندگی کردن...حس سردرگمی و بی هویتی مرجان هم بعد از بازگشت قشنگ تصویر شده بود.دختری که تو اروپا نتونست دووم بیاره چون یه جهان سومی ایرانی بود ولی تو ایران هم نمی تونه ادامه بده چون یه ادم با افکار اروپایی و مدرن تلقی میشه.
توصیفش از مردم که هر چه قدر هم در ظاهر مدرن و امروزی به نظر بیان ولی تو لایه ها و اعماق درونیشون هنوز هم یه
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Tajah
Great ending to a wonderful series that dealt with totalitarian govts, divisions of family, political prisoners, torture, murder, political asylum and a return to a homeland that was much changed.

I'd recommend this series to anyone.
Rocio
Iba a ponerle cuatro estrellas, pero si recuerdo los otros tres tomos se que se merece cinco estrellas.

Siento que voy a extrañar a Marjane con su increíble historia de vida, su valentía, su humor, sus dibujos. TODO.
María del Carmen Sambade
Junto con Maus (de Art Spiegelman), la mejor novela gráfica que he leido hasta la fecha. Una vez más se demuestra que el comic en si mismo es capaz de contar cualquier tipo de historia. RECOMENDADO!
Punit
A fitting end to a great BD! Iranians from the 60s broadened my views.
Une fin approprié pour la BD génial! Les iraniens des années 60s ont enrichi mon esprit.
SuZanne
This is an excellent culmination of four volumes of the graphic novel, Persepolis. One good quote from it is "When we are afraid, we lose all sense of analysis and reflection. Our fear paralyzes us. Besides, fear as always been the driving force behind all dictators' repression (p302)."
Bouilloire
A lire en pensant à La Servante écarlate.
Tinatiti
Me hagustado muuuchooo <3
René
La libertad tiene un precio
Sylvie
Incredible. I read this primarily to understand a longtime friend's experience growing up in and leaving Iran, but I liked it way more than I thought I would (since I'm not a big fan of graphic novels). It is such a universal coming-of-age story that I think that most people would really relate to it.
Hugo
De regreso a Iran, Marjane se intenta adaptar, tiene problemas existenciales, compara sus problemas en Viena comparados con los de Teherán, en fin ya crece y tiene que tomar las decisiones para su vida adulta.
Ditta
c'est la fin histoire de Marji,,,Elle entre dans universite pour gagner son diplome et elle a decide de se marier a Reza. Mais la vie n'est pas toujours belle...pourquoi??lisez le complete series hehehe
Laura Vidal
Still fascinating... Makes you feel part on a group you think is far away.
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Marjane Satrapi (Persian: مرجان ساتراپی) is an Iranian-born French contemporary graphic novellist, illustrator, animated film director, and children's book author. Apart from her native tongue Persian, she speaks English, Swedish, German, French and Italian.

Satrapi grew up in Tehran in a family which was involved with communist and socialist movements in Iran prior to the Iranian Revolution. She a
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Other Books in the Series

Persepolis (4 books)
  • Persepolis, Volume 1 (Persepolis, #1)
  • Persepolis, Volume 2 (Persepolis, #2)
  • Persepolis, Volume 3 (Persepolis, #3)
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1-2) The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4) Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return (Persepolis, #3-4) Persepolis, Volume 1 (Persepolis, #1) Embroideries

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