Book Review: Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani. Set in South Pakistan, BLASPHEMY – the novel is inspired by a true story of a young girl trapped in the cruelest. ‘Blasphemy’ is an enticing maiden novel by Tehmina Durrani. Angry and courageous in outlook, the novel places Durrani among the foremost writers of the. Blasphemy is Tehmina Durrani’s novel about the exploitation at the hands of her husband. Many describe the novel to be about “religious” exploitation, however.

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Mustafa was caught on the wrong foot. And she does this though she herself is tenmina in this process. Women in Islamic society have the maximum amount of freedom and liberty than women in any other society.

But later on we see that she dares to fight against all odds and adverse situations. At that time, as I was beginning to discover Pakistani a The durranu of the novel is tragic and controversial. Published April by Penguin Books first published April 1st Shop from United States to see titles available to you.

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He marries a girl young enough to be his daughter from his village and it is through her that the story is told about him. Thanks for telling us about the problem. As Yazid, the tyrant of Karbala, never suffered even from a headache, people believed that he was blessed by Allah. It took me more than 5 years to make my case with the family and finally to get rid of the ‘Holy Man’.


Latest News Breaking, Pakistan News”. Penguin- Social Science – pages. A Life in Words. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A one time read for me because who can digest this again? After seven durrai she was admitted to hospital and it was only when the prime minister of Pakistan, Moin Quraishi, visited her to break her fast did she do so. Apr 06, Danyal Effendi rated it liked it. Mar 18, Arvind rated it it was amazing.

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Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani

Although being much older than her, hy married Heer and made her second wife. They yb popularized that all the rules and regulations regarding the subjugation of women is written in Quran, the holy book of Muslims. She manages to live through it all for 24 years and then when she is finally loosing everything, she is just set free like a miracle. Retrieved 8 October I don’t know much If you feel your organized religion in its purest form needs to evolve and change, why follow it at all in the first place?

However I will add one more just for the brave effort of the author to speak about the sufi culture in Pakistan and give voice to the injustice of women. The picture given by Durrani is baseless and false.

What befell her and what blaspjemy did.

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How to write a great review. She claimed that it is a true story in the face of a novel, which a reader will agree to a great extent. Her first book, My Feudal Lord, caused ripples in Pakistan’s male-dominated society by describing her abusive and traumatic marriage to Ghulam Mustafa Khar, then Chief Minister and later Governor of Punjab and her experience of a feudal society.

But over and above all this, a man closest to Allah, the one who could reach Him and save us. This was a jehad. All these comments did, was fuel the fire of my curiosity and I was all the more inclined to reading it. If you have the gumption to decide right from yehmina yourself and the the Holy Book sent from your God seems outdated or irrelevant to you Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

All Kinds of Magic. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Throughout her life she has been humiliated, rejected by her husband. In this book, she has written about her trauma and torture during her life with her husband, Gulam Mustafa Khar. This is probably one tenmina the most unsettling books I’ve ever read.

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