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. Set In South Pakistan, This Controversial Novel Is A Searing Study Of Evil. It Is The Tragic And Shocking Story Of The Beautiful Heer, Brutalized And Corrupted . 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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Durrani explores in depth, the culture of worshipping Pirs and the rancid society that they thrive in.

In the Pir’s haveli, unspeakable horrors are perpetrated every day and every night, all in the name of Allah.

Such an blqsphemy opener in many regards about things that take place behind closed doors and on the surface everything looks religiously just.

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I wish women of Paksitan would stop bearing the torture after marriage and actually start living. But Mustafa can never allow her to leave him because he thinks that she is the only skylark that can amuse him while he is tired. There are so many others. No trivia or quizzes yet. Leaving the story for a bit, the writing style is not engaging.

Her father, who clearly loved her without any color discrimination, was not allowed to show his affections. If people knew enough to understand their scripture, their holy book, there would have been no platform for the pirs or such to build a presence for themselves. The writing style is s Durrani depicted a very important issue of the rural Islamic culture, prevailing still today, especially in the sub-continent. Furthermore, the verse tebmina not even related to cases as murder, rape and theft where the victim does not have the choice of blassphemy his or her witnesses.


Mustafa was not a good father, thats admitted durraani he was cruel teumina later on she got hold on her children.

Seeing that she left her first daughter to marry her feudal lord, she doesn’t come off as such a devoted and loving mother for me to buy that argument. There is politics involved, whch shouldn’t come as a surprise temina she married a politician, afterall.

Books by Tehmina Durrani. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. The core ideas in it’s Mission and Vision [3] are:. How long can he go on lying! Get to Know Us. Still a good read nevertheless!

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I was not a bit shocked by the political manoeuvres or the illegal relationships or discriminating your own children based on their looks or even the treatment of women as sex tools. Younus was denied a passport to leave Pakistan but under public pressure was later allowed to leave. I would rate this book 3.

But I appreciate the effort of Tehmina Durrani of writing this book and ‘breaking the tra I’m too unenlightened to proclaim for or against the accuracy of what this vlasphemy says but being a Pakistani woman, I’m well aware of the feudal culture and the trial of a life women have durrsni a feudal lord’s wife.

A worth to read. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The falsehood of this culture has destroyed many lives. Was she not saying her ‘Islamic prayers’ when she had illicit liasons her words, not mine with another woman’s husband while still married to Anees? She has put forward her rationale: In the Pir’s haveli, unspeakable horrors are perpetrated every day and every night on her body, mind, dignity, all in the name of Allah.


This novel transported me into a world where life seemed to have a completely startling dimension. I need to stop watching Nat Geo documentaries and get back to the book. She told me she had it and could lend it to me. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Are men really capable of such vulgarity? In cultures like our- India and Pakistan- people sometimes blindly follow the word of these so-called men of God. Freedom has been used many a time to enslave.

My Feudal Lord

I highly recommend the book Blasphemy. May 22, Shivam Khandelwal rated it really liked udrrani. While the tantalizing title of this fiction inspired by the true story of a woman and about the debauchery of a Pir 1 gives the impression of another attack on Islam by a ‘feminist’ on the lookout for easy fame, surprisingly the gripping novel itself has not any trace of either ‘feminism’ or disdain for religion. If you feel your organized religion in its purest form needs to evolve and change, why follow it at all in the first place?

Share your thoughts with other customers. And read too much like a romcom. Overall a good book. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Was his aim not to instruct us?

How can I commit myself to Allah without knowing what I commit to?

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I lost interest by the repetition blaspheky the same torture she allowed herself to go through. I want to use abusive words for her but I’m curbing my tongue. Almost everything is connected to the Shrine, or Pir Saein indeed.

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