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. Tehmina Durrani is a Pakistani author, artist, and activist on women’s and children’s rights. Her first book, “My Feudal Lord”. 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.

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Blasphemy: A Novel – Tehmina Durrani – Google Books

Read it to feel sad for such women or read to feel good and drurani for your own lives in an independent world where you can be what you are. Blasphemy is the tale of Heer.

Sep 01, Zunaira Ghaffar rated it liked it. This is probably one of the most unsettling books I’ve ever read.

The presence of autobiographical elements makes it intense. I would say one of the best books on blasphemy. Paperbackpages.

As no publisher was willing to take the liability of such a controversial book, she initially printed it herself, and after it became a hot selling book, it was published by Vanguard books. I’d say it’s more like a long essay.

Wednesday, July 20, Book Review: But over and above all this, a man closest to Allah, the one who could reach Him and save us. Needless to say, the widows are not necessarily young women, but usually mothers of many children, who came as part of the deal.


Tehmina Durrani

Nov 12, Tulip rated it did not like it. Unsettling, gripping and overall an eye-opening read. Just like she read in books and saw in movies, she is waiting for true love to knock at her door and sweep her off her feet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Angry and courageous in outlook, the novel places Durrani among the foremost writers of the Indian sub-continent. If he can treat his own women this way, how will he treat the nation?

There was no way out but to keep spinning this endless poisonous loop until either the tormenter or the tormented gives up his hope on survival. According to google, she is quite a character herself though I am not going to judge her.

Books by Tehmina Durrani. People have different notions regarding, polygamy in Islam which Holy Quran endorses up to the limit of four wives per man.

Overall, I have to say that I have rarely read such a powerful and gr This makes for a difficult and painful read and is certainly not for the faint hearted. A lot of Muslims may take offense to this book, however, I djrrani not think that Durrani was speaking against Islam, as a matter of fact, I think this story condemns people in power such as politicians and clergy-men, or worse Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani.


She is currently involved in the emancipation of women in Pakistan. This book is incredible. Living in purdah blwsphemy made up her mind to fight against the age-old tehina and norms prevalent in the society in the name of religion.

Posted by Saimah Raza at 1: I need to stop watching Nat Geo documentaries and get back to the book. Durrani blaspheky Sethi for mental torture, and he countersued for defamation.

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

This was a jehad. Durrani’s second book, A Mirror to the Blindis the biography of Abdul Sattar Edhi[22] who was Pakistan’s highly decorated social worker. Refresh and try again.

The days of appeasement were over. After many years of political exposure through her ex-husband, Novle Khar, who was a political leader, and in her struggle against corruption, she realized that the answers she was seeking would not come through politicians. For religion is one weapon that such people bring to their disposal to cripple the masses who don’t understand what their religion is all about.