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. Buy Blasphemy: A Novel by Tehmina Durrani (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Blasphemy: A Novel [Tehmina Durrani, Tehmina Durrani] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Here is a beautiful woman who was forced into.

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Latest News Breaking, Pakistan News”. The reason I gave this book 4. You’ll get your first email soon. Who can say they have not a sin to their soul?

I disagree most profoundly. She describes several cases resulting in the humiliation and torture of Muslim women. Durdani by Tehmina Durrani. When I borrowed it – I felt it would be either a feminist book or one about a tortured women in an islamist state. Jan 02, Afshan Ejaz rated it really liked it Shelves: Durrani said there were consequences she had to face following the publication of the book.

She is currently involved in the emancipation of women in Pakistan. This book utterly depressed me.

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Even she was responsible for ruining someone’s and her own marriage. The worst part was when her baby sister falls in the honey trap of her preying husband. References to happenings on Pakistan’s political stage also provide plenty of interest. Sep 01, Zunaira Ghaffar rated it liked it.

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For the way he treated her, she should have just left him to rot in hell and never look back. Having grown up in India, I have always been interested in things happening in Pakistan. She will be intertwining her writing and painting in her coffee table book by the same name, A Love Affairwith a print version of these paintings along with poems and songs that inspired her paintings. A sensational bestseller and a much talked about book when it was published.


She constantly blames her younger sister for ruining her marriage. A parasite nibbling on the Holy Book, he was Lucifer, holding me by the throat and driving me to sin every night.

Younus was denied a passport to leave Pakistan but under public pressure was later allowed to leave. Tehmina has herself to blame for being involved with Mustafa Khar and went on to be his wife number six!!

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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, redistributed or derived from. Recommended Stories Bapsi Sidhwa: Caught in the web of family drama and the prospect of social stigma Tehmina endured for a long while, but there comes a point when enough is enough!

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? Views Read Edit Tehmnia history.

A lot of Muslims may take offense to this book, however, I do durrrani think that Durrani was speaking against Islam, as a matter of fact, I think this story condemn Blasphemy is Tehmina Durrani’s novel about the exploitation at the hands of her husband. Archived from the original on 26 March Living on the same patch of earth as the protagonist Tehmina DurraniI had huge expectations from her regarding boldness, maturity and courage. You see a timid woman, looking to prove herself to her family, who has tehminna thing for men in power or powerful men?

Also, most of what happened with her was self-inflicted I don’t mean the violence of course. Leaving the story for a bit, the writing style is not engaging.

Yet men are not made to endure endless blows for these faults. Durrai leaders show up unexpectedly with unexpected roles to play. The book lacks sincerity.

Today is a very memorable day. This is probably one of the most unsettling books I’ve ever read. Does she work too hard to get a tear, if she tells you all that she has been through? Durrani and Khan divorced in Food for thoughtDespite all the disturbing narration, people should read this book as it depicts the brutalities in an incomprehensible way.


Her so-called roles are nothing but cultural constructs and a woman has the power to challenge the whole patriarchy even at the cost of her closest relatives.

Insufficient protection of women”. Cursed with dark skin, she was forever ignored and psychologically led-down by her mother.

For starters she herself is not that clean but honest blasphmy, as she was having extra-marital affair with Mustafa Khar when she was already married something she reports here, it seems to me that some women enjoy the co I first saw this book on the bookshelf of one blasphwmy my friend.

Comic Wisdom – by Sabir Nazar October Finally she decides to burst out all her pains in the form of book and an act of writing for woman is to break the silence that patriarchal society has culturally improved upon her.

Jan 17, Nu-Jahat-Jabin rated it really liked it. It is the official document Abdul Sattar Edhi ‘s life and message.

They were different from each other one could not survive the evil prevailing around and fell prey. Durrani at an event in I was reading somewhere that her she is now married to the current chief-minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Shareef, and that she influences blasphsmy of his political decisions.

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