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. Read “Blasphemy A Novel” by Tehmina Durrani with Rakuten Kobo. Set in South Pakistan, this controversial novel is a searing study of evil. It is the tragic and.

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SinceDurrani has supported the social rehabilitation of women.

Although Heer xurrani the most important female character in the novel but there some other minor female characters which are of great importance. In this book, she has written about her trauma and torture during her life with her husband, Gulam Mustafa Khar. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Faith is not found in the clothing you wear or by how many people revere you as a religious person. I was no longer the timid, docile, self-effacing little girl that he married. He wanted nothing to do with him. Jun 24, Maham Siddiqui rated it really liked it. What scarred me for life was the fact that this book is based on true story.


Maybe it isn’t the word of God after all. Tehmina Durrani made her sensational literary debut in with her controversial autobiography My Feudal Lord.

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It won Italy’s prestigious Marissa Bellasario Prize and has been translated into twenty two languages. Women are mistreated and it got nothing to do with Islam. She has endeavored to chalk durranni a path that evicts the misinterpretation of Islam. Maybe because I want to carry her off onto my shoulders or maybe I want stand infront of her grave forever.

Read it to feel sad for such women or read to feel good and thanful for your own lives in an independent world where you can be what you are. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Account Options Sign in. This was a jehad.

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The first night I sat reading it, I had a hard https: As no publisher was willing to take the liability of such a controversial book, she initially printed it herself, and after it became a hot selling book, it was published by Vanguard books.

On 19 MayDurrani accused Sethi of stealing blasphemt book profits. An Evening in Calcutta. People have different opinions, views and logic regarding it. Over a three-year period, Durrani lived in Edhi’s home and accompanied him on his visits. The writing style is s Durrani depicted a very important issue of the rural Islamic culture, prevailing still today, especially in the sub-continent.


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Book Review | Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani

To me, my husband was my son’s murderer. The Lamentations of a Sombre Sky. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Her attempt on revenge was a bit hard to digest and her attempt to liberate herself were not inspiring. Begins with protagonist’s young and beautiful Heer mother, out of utter ignorance and fear of Allah read Pir Sainmarrying and pushing her off into the beast Pir Sain’s hell.

My Feudal Lord has been translated into 40 languages and has received many awards. Ttehmina is every form of possible torture a man can do on a woman. 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?