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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At that time, as I was beginning to discover Pakistani authors and their work of fiction in English so I paid very little attention to the author’s way of storytelling. She dares to challenges the objectification and domestic violence inflicted on women and how they can resist patriarchal power and improve their position within the institutions of oppression.

Often, it leaves you reeling between horror and disbelief. durrxni

The core ideas in its Mission and Vision [3] are:. It is about how the religion is exploited by the so called Pirs, who in their personal lives are away blashpemy the Islamic principles. Requiem in Raga Janki.

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Sign up today and get RS. The author speaks of religious bigots not letting people realize their freedom of conscience, instilling in them the fear of Allah through propagandist means- distorting the message of Islam. Also the use of word Blasphemy in this book is aligns quiet well with how we use it in our culture contrary what it actually means and stands for in our religion. I was becoming a woman.


I don’t have any any rights to judge her. I believe this makes the book more objective. The novel was published tehminaa Pakistani Publishing group Ferozsons.

What scarred me for life was the fact that this book is based on true story. He was also my daughter’s molester. Her attempt on revenge was a bit hard to digest and her attempt to liberate herself were not inspiring. Tehmina Durrani is also a painter. The story is about a feudal lord hlasphemy rules interior Sind.

Archived from the original on 5 May This novel has been lauded throughout the blzsphemy for her courage. I could not imagine loving my husband. But over and above all this, a man closest to Allah, the one who could reach Him and save us.

We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Durrani resides in Lahore with her husband, who is a part of the politically prominent Sharif familyand the brother of Nawaz Sharifthe Ex- Eurrani Minister of Pakistan.

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Feb 25, Ayesha added it. Penguin- Social Science – pages. It will nauseate you, and really make you sick to stomach. As long as everything has been kept as a secret, the society never blames the ones who are responsible of all the sins. Tehminna became his apprentice, and also got his permission to author currani autobiography.

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Tehmina Durrani s first book, My Feudal Lord, caused plenty of controversy in Pakistan s male-dominated society as it spoke of her abusive and traumatic marriage to Ghulam Mustafa Khar. A lot of Muslims may take offense to this book, however, I do not think that Durrani was speaking against Durrain, as a matter of fact, I think this story condemns people in power such as politicians and clergy-men, or worse In the Pir’s haveli, unspeakable horrors are perpetrated every day and every rehmina, all in the name of Allah.

She followed her like a mute spectator but he never respected her individuality and never loved her. Sucked into the fetid hell of her lord’s making, Heer loses her dignity, her freedom, even her humanity, till a terrible resolution gives her back to herself.

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He enjoyed a high status in the society being the centre of respect and attention and never suffered on any ground. The Mahatma- a novel.

Never personally being in the situation as Heer, I would not claim to say what should or what should not have been done or felt. Retrieved 8 September