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Chicken with Plums is a feast you’ll devour.” —Newsweek Acclaimed graphic artist Marjane Satrapi brings what has become her signature. Chicken with Plums (Pantheon Graphic Library) [Marjane Satrapi] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Chicken with Plums is a feast you’ll. The question of what makes a life worth living has rarely been posed with as much poignancy and ambition as it is in Satrapi’s dazzling new.

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It’s about acceptance and ends and is a meditation on the frailty of the human will to live. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Posebno dirljiv trenutak je kad Naser u krevetu razmislja o tome kako se netko uporno moli za njegovu dusu i na taj nacin mu ne da da umre.

Edit Storyline Nasser-Ali, a talented musician, loses the will to live after his wife breaks his beloved violin during an argument. It seems like I’ll never get enough of Marjane Satrapi’s writing, which I’m more than okay with. Through Chicken with PlumsMarjane Satrapi once again wields her magic wand to weave an emotional and dramatic pplums Marjane Satrapi is an author who needs no introduction.

Brokenhearted, Nasser Ali Khan decides that life is no longer worth living. Also I could empathize very well with some of the painful happenings, such as the hurt of the musician when his wife broke his tar or plmus hurt of his wife when he said he had never loved her.

Faranguisse attempts to feed Nasser-Ali the chicken with plums but he rejects it, reiterating that he will never forgive her for destroying his violin. Nasser-Ali, a talented musician, loses the will to live after his wife breaks his beloved violin during an argument.

Although she appeared two years ago at the European parliament to protest about the way election victory was wrested from opposition candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi, she now parries questions about the country’s politics. Like PersepolisChicken with Plums is rooted in Satrapi’s family history. Sadly, other tars, no matter how expensive, fail to satisfy him and he therefore decides life is not worth living and lies down waiting to die. He lay there waiting for death to come, giving up music, food and any hope to live, what can make the story olums exciting at this point of time.


Satrapi’s talent for distilling complex personal histories into richly evocative vignettes made Persepolis marjne bestseller. During this time, Satrapi went to numerous illegal parties hosted by her friends, where she met a man named Reza, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq War.

It was not a suicide actually.

Chicken with Plums

In between Nasser’s wife, brother, sister, and children all try to convince him to stay in the living world as he dreams of what the future might be. More like a 3.

Irane does, however, remember him and after turning the corner she begins to cry. I have heard that it is possible for a person to give up their will to live, but I have always thought it a conundrum: Want to Read aatrapi.

If every page was as good, it would have been a 5 star book.

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up pljms the Islamic Revolution. For my taste, there was too few repentance, and too much wishy-washy forgiveness. Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi – 4 stars. Satrapi said that “But you have to know the kings of the Qajar dynasty, they had hundreds chlcken wives.

There are moments of animation, scenes featuring the grim reaper and one very strange American interlude. Full Cast and Crew.

Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi

Not 5 stars however because in general I did not find the drawing exceptionally good. This makes Nasser Ali Khan numb and he decides to die! She sztrapi loved him. I did get a sense of those days passing by. Jun 06, Neha rated it really liked it Shelves: Sam kadar prikaza nevoljenog sincica u kadru nakon je bas mocan. Lists with This Book. On another note, I did tire of the black background of the flashback scenes, and wished for more visual variety.


He searches for a replacement, and finding none that sounds quite the same, he vows to die.

After deciding that he has nothing else to live for he takes to his bed and waits to die. So he married a woman he did not love and she grew to resent his moodiness.

In this book, she illustrates the story of Nasser Ali Khan who was deeply devoted to music. Apr 08, MJ Nicholls rated it really liked it Shelves: Retrieved 28 August I’m already looking forward to reading The Sigh.

More By and About This Author. Through Chicken with PlumsMarjane Satrapi once again wields her magic wand to weave an emotional and dramatic tale of life and death pluma will captivate the reader. I thought it was amusing that in the movie they changed Nasser’s instrument to a violin; the producers probably thought that was easier than explaining what a tar was.

Her father, however, forbids their marriage on the grounds that Nassar-Ali will be unable to financially take care of his daughter. International Film Guide However, when they first met wirh a studio in Paris, they took an intense dislike to one another. As we see his life, we realize msrjane why he chose to end it and the profundity of this choice. He lay chcken waiting for dea Chicken with plums, candies and gums, clapping and drums, laughter and jumps.