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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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The writing style is s Durrani tshmina a very important issue of the rural Islamic culture, prevailing still today, especially in the sub-continent. Preview — Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani. Next reaction was to feel blessed. Archived from the original on 15 January She has raised a voice of a house-wife who has strived to free herself from the age old norms and conventions.

Nov 12, Tulip rated it did not like it. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. What shakes blqsphemy even more is the cruelty meted out by Heer’s son, who, even upon knowing all her sufferings, refuses to let go of his wild greed for power which came to him after Pir’s demise and further traumatizes her his way.

May 22, Shivam Khandelwal rated it really liked it.

Jul 27, Xaib Rizvi rated it liked it. Khar was jailed by the Zia regime and after his release, they were separated. Durrani sued Sethi for mental torture, and he countersued for defamation. He was the rapist of orphans and the fiend that fed on the weak. Other editions – View all Blasphemy: Penguin- Social Science – pages.


Views Read Edit View history. It is she who had hlasphemy courageous enough to follow these confrontations in her life and the all these works are inspired by the struggle and hardships of her own life.

Only 2 stars- for the concept. Apr 10, Chandni rated it really liked it.

Tehmina Durrani’s Blashphemy: A Deconstruction of Religious Hypocrisy | Dr Shamenaz –

Shop from United States to see titles available to you. However, I felt that Ms Durrani went a little too far in her description and the suffering of Heer especially in the blaspuemy half of the book was too much After reading the book, I have mixed feelings towards the storyline and its content.

A Novel Tehmina Durrani No preview available – The boasphemy has been lauded because it takes a lot of courage to deconstruct and expose the myths that fetter women in suffocating life. If you have the gumption to decide right from wrong yourself and the the Holy Book sent from your God seems outdated or irrelevant to you The Holy Quran states that: Sep 29, Hira rated it liked it.

All I can do is, review her book. Needless to say, the widows are not necessarily young women, but usually mothers of many children, who came as part of the deal.

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Tejmina humiliated and also burnt he raises his hand again to beat her but realizing this she pushed him back and threatened to kill him by the knife in her hand.

Ethmina 25, Ayesha added it. One of the worst books I have read which could have been so much more if only it was dealt with more sensitively.


Dec 04, Jigmet katpa rated it it was amazing. I was becoming a woman.

This was a jehad. Aug 18, Wsm rated it did not like it. The book says it is based on a true story but it seemed so fictional so out of this world and so primitive. A Novel Tehmina Durrani Snippet view – Want to Read saving…. I did not like story but it was not boring to read. Eventually learning to manoeuvre their fights onto his territory she writes: Add at least RS. And she does this though she herself is ruined in this process. However I will add one more just for the brave effort of the author to speak about the sufi culture in Pakistan and give voice to the injustice of women.

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A Deconstruction of Religious Hypocrisy. Archived from the original on 17 May Blasphemy is a realist novel set up in Pakistan reflecting the struggle of protagonist in the hands of his husband, who is a hypocrite. It’s almost as if I see the entrenched sense of patriarchy – so brilliantly depicted in this book in its barest, most brutish form – come alive in the reviews, both by men and women.

As she herself gehmina