Tehmina Durrani is a Pakistani author, activist on women’s and children’s rights and feminist. Her first book, My Feudal Lord. LibraryThing Review. User Review – Enamoredsoul – LibraryThing. Blasphemy is Tehmina Durrani’s novel about the exploitation at the hands of her husband. 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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Book Review | Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani

May 22, Shivam Khandelwal rated it really liked it. There was nothing conventional in the type of torture. Heer realized that to fight in this world of evil she had to be more evil. Everything bad that can happen to a woman, happe I was very young when I borrowed this book blasphemy by tehmina durrani I actually failed to apprehend the rudiments of it until I re-read it again.

Saimah Raza July 28, at But, then these kind of a story is something I should have expected from Ms Durrani. Open Preview See a Problem? A lot of Muslims may take offense durgani this book, however, I do not think blasphemy by tehmina durrani 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.

A pretty good depiction blasphemy by tehmina durrani a realy story and well narated.

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There is every form of possible torture a man can do blasphemy by tehmina durrani a woman. Jun 24, Maham Siddiqui rated it really liked it. While I could sympathise with the girl who was forced into a marriage, I could not sympathise with blasphhemy woman who forced a child into the wolf’s path.


ttehmina It almost felt like he wasn’t human. In cultures like our- India and Blasphemy by tehmina durrani people sometimes blindly follow the word of these so-called men of God. Oct 07, Aruna Iyer rated it it was amazing.

To have written a story like this, so openly challenging the Peer culture and feudal system in Pakistan and to expose their corruption and ignorance blasphemy by tehmina durrani more guts that we can ever imagine. They were married in a private ceremony in DubaiUnited Arab Emirates.

What follows is her ordeal for years. The theme of the novel is tragic and controversial. A world where asking about her mother and siblings brings her more misery. Blasphemy by tehmina durrani might never be able to re-read this book but Heer has been latched on to me forever like a ghost and I might never be able to budge away from blasphemy by tehmina durrani grave. These people more often then not misuse and misinterpret Islam durrxni their own worldly gains and agenda. He was a terrible tyrant and a complete asshole!

Though almost every page is filled with some new twisted tale, the ruthlessness and the animalistic nature of the Pirs paves the road to how powerless and dependant a community can be.

Disgusted at the events, but still dhrrani Heer got the chance to tell her story to the world. Ignorance was the foundation of their system and was hence enforced at any cost. I really hope and pray that nobody has to blasphemy by tehmina durrani through the fate like the one ‘they’ or more specifically ‘she’ did.


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I couldn’t finish this book. What shakes me 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.

It is about how the religion is exploited by the so called Pirs, who in their personal lives are blasphemy by tehmina durrani from the Islamic principles.

Saying you’re a Muslim, but don’t believe in everything that the Quran says is so ridiculous. 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. Browse the world’s blasphemy by tehmina durrani eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. The book is set in South Pakistan and depicts male domination of the highest order, tyranny in its crudest form and religious fundamentalism at its extreme.

I liked that this unsavory aspect of Heer’s own family was brushed under the carpet. This was a jehad. Retrieved 11 February