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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This is probably one of the most unsettling books I’ve ever read. I would not suggest if you are weak-hearted or living a happy care-free life. The first night I sat reading it, I had a hard tehjina sleeping. A society which completely believes in the commodification of women at all levels.

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It seemed that I performed under duress. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Retrieved 11 February Tehmina Durrani is also a painter.

An Evening in Calcutta. Poet of the Revolution.

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Nov 12, Tulip rated it did not like it. All Kinds of Magic. A review of the book contracts by the English newspaper The Independent described Sethi as acting in good faith and described him and Mohsin as “the injured party”. Tehmina Durrani’s next exhibit, A Love Affairtook place in This makes for a difficult and painful read and is certainly not for the faint hearted.


My Feudal Lord has been translated into 40 languages and has received many awards.

What befell her and what she did. Tehmnia can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Tehmina Durrani was born into one of Pakistan’s most aristocratic families.

Book Review | Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani

For me, it is better to know than not know. The review must be at least 50 characters long. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. To me, my husband was my son’s murderer. Tutto avviene rapidamente e allo stesso tempo lentamente.

Blasphemy, her next major work, promises to generate the same degree of excitement. Maybe it isn’t the word of God after all.

Aug 09, Zarish Fatima rated it liked hlasphemy Shelves: Indeed we are still living in the dora-e-jahiliya and so many Firauns are tehhmina in our society. All just to hold firm, their fiefdom, fear and to exercise power through violence to subjugate, humiliate and feed upon the weak.

I’d say it’s more like a long essay. Are men really capable of such vulgarity? Her parents married her to Anees Khan when she was seventeen and they had a daughter together. Islamic Book Service hlasphemy The abuse this woman faced was just awful and made me blasphejy enough to want to throw the book across the room.


She is an illustrious controversial writer catapulted to fame with the publication of her autobiography, My Feudal Lord, If he can treat his own women this way, how will he treat the nation? The novel has been lauded because it takes a lot of courage to deconstruct and expose the myths that fetter women in suffocating life.

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One of the worst books I have read which could have been so much more if only it was dealt with more sensitively. So girls forced to marry strangers against their will could even be deemed trhmina under religious laws.

I felt that I had to be heard in order for him to realise when he was wrong.