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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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For religion is one weapon that such people bring to their disposal to cripple the masses who don’t understand what their religion is all about. Disgusted at the events, but still glad Heer got the chance to tell her story to the world. Aug 18, Wsm rated it did not like it.

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To make it clear, such exploitations take place in ALL cultures, and all religions – not just in Islam. When I started reading it blaspuemy out be the latter for sure but the extreme of torture was uncomparable to anything I had read. All just to hold firm, their fiefdom, fear and to exercise power through violence to subjugate, humiliate and feed upon the weak.

Writings of Kashmiri Pandits in Exile. Islam on the other hand encourages all Muslims, irrespective of gender to seek knowledge from cradle to grave, from all possible sources. Lists with This Book. I feel like the author just wanted to heap on the abuse and not bother with a proper storyline.


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Durrani’s fourth book “Happy Things in Sorrow Times” is a novel based on the childhood and youth of an Afghan tenmina Rabia. However, I felt that Ms Durrani went a little too far in her description and the suffering of Heer especially in the second half of the book was too much to a point of being unrealistic.

Blasphemy is Tehmina Durrani’s novel about the exploitation at the hands of her husband. Khar had been married five times. Retrieved 8 October Her first book, “My Feudal Lord”shocked the conservative Pakistani society because of the sensational exposure of her politically famous but abusive husband, Mustafa Khar. Jul 27, Xaib Rizvi rated it liked it. There are many reasons behind her transformation into a courageous person and decision maker, among them one of the reason is her education in English medium schools and her experience of living in London.

What was the main character thinking when she used the orphan girl as a shield to protect herself and her daughter from her oppressive husband?! Durrani resides in Lahore with her husband, who is a part of the politically prominent Sharif familyand the brother of Nawaz Sharifthe Ex- Prime Minister of Pakistan. To me, my husband was my son’s murderer. Markazi Maktaba Islami Publishers He was the rapist of orphans and the fiend that fed on the weak.

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. There is pain everywhere, but the way literature can bring it to the reader must be tactful, lest the purpose of writing itself will remain futile. She paid a heavy price for it because she was shunned by society and her own parents disowned her.

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Moreover, if a husband wishes to take a second wife, he should not do so if the trhmina will be to the detriment of the first. They were married in a private ceremony in TheminaUnited Arab Emirates.

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Nor had he ever thought of me as a human being, let alone a woman. The Death of Vishnu. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

It’s almost as if This book is incredible. She is an illustrious controversial writer catapulted to fame with the publication of her autobiography, My Feudal Lord, Our Moon Has Blood Clots. Durrani said that the story is factual, with some names and events altered to protect the identity of the women who are at the center of the story. I couldn’t finish this book. Next reaction was to feel blessed. Living with Peer, she loses her dignity, her freedom, even durrami humanity till she comes to a resolution to expose the evil-man to the world.

I could not imagine loving my husband. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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