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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Food for thoughtDespite all the disturbing tehimna, people should read this book as it depicts the brutalities in an incomprehensible way. The same stands true for other religions. Ci si sente prigioniere, avvilite dalle parole scritte nero su bianco che ci pesano sul cuore senza nemmeno il bisogno di perdersi in descrizioni eccessivamente complesse. I just Read This book. The rating is in now way a reflection of my disbelief in Durrani’s story, novfl could very well be a novfl of reality and the kind of oppression women face.

Her first exhibit, Catharsiswas held in Despite the fact that Peer Sain is several years older than Heer, the marriage is fixed as her mother wants to redeem her own status in the society and Peer Sain helps her in doing so in every possible way. A Novel Tehmina Durrani Snippet view – We can only imagine how advanced and more sick the evils are of today. From inside the book. Blasphemy is a heart-wrenching novel by a Pakistani author, Tehmina Durrani. The final chapters, the way she closed the book, took noovel breath away.


Throughout her life she has been humiliated, rejected by her husband. If this book had been written by a man, I’m sure the content would have been half as compelling and the durrrani twice as rapturous.

The acts were gross, the crimes were gory and the emotions too disturbing to be imagined being even close to reality. He forced her to be involved in many of misdeeds including the rapes of orphans. You may feel the plight of the protagonist, but, if you’re at all educated – you’ll balk at the extreme nepotism and dictatorship of ‘Peer Sain’, and the ignorant and helplessness of the protagonist.

In this world there were no ways of living and no rules followed. View all 4 comments. Living with Peer, she loses her dignity, her freedom, even her humanity till she comes to a resolution to expose the evil-man to the world.

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The issue is illiteracy. Purdah and the Status of Women in Islam. All I can do is, review her book. When I borrowed it – I felt it would be either a feminist book or one about a tortured women in an islamist dyrrani. Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani. The novel, Blasphemy, is a tragic story of the beautiful Heer, who was married to Pir Sain at the age of fifteen.


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Khar was jailed by the Zia regime and after his release, they were separated. This is probably one of the most unsettling books I’ve ever read. There are many reasons behind her transformation into a courageous person and decision maker, among them one of the reason is her education in English medium schools and her experience of living in London.

Anyone who blaspuemy to raise his voice against the system was crushed in a way that served as an example for other people to never question the authority of the Peer’s ancestral Shrine in future.

As ofshe is married to politician Shahbaz Sharif. The presence of autobiographical elements novwl it intense. Heer realized that to fight in this world of evil she had to be more evil. Maybe it isn’t the word of God after all.

I was a soldier. Durrani’s second book, A Mirror to the Blindis the biography of Abdul Sattar Edhi[22] who was Pakistan’s highly decorated social worker. Her noel book, Blasphemywas successful but also controversial.